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Police investigate after child found dead inside vehicle in Elizabeth City

Officers said they detained two people for questioning at Morgan Pointe Apartments. They didn't say how old the child was, only that the child was a juvenile.

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. — Elizabeth City police are investigating after a juvenile was found dead in the driver seat of a vehicle Monday night.

Police were called around 8:07 p.m. to Morgan Pointe Apartments at 655 S. Hughes Boulevard after someone reported hearing a gunshot.

That's where officers found the victim sitting unresponsive in a vehicle located in the apartment complex parking lot. 

Two people were detained for questioning at the scene. Police said so far no charges have been filed.