Deputies: Onslow County teen shot and killed

POSTED: 5:52 PM Aug 14 2013   UPDATED: 9:12 PM Aug 14 2013

Deputies said they are investigating the shooting death of a teenage boy in Onslow County Wednesday afternoon.

According to the Sheriff's Office, a single gunshot wound caused the death of the 16-year-old boy in Hubert. The incident happened at about 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, investigators said.

Deputies did not release the boy's identity or how he was shot. There was also no word on whether anyone else was involved. However, investigators did say the incident was isolated and residents are not in danger.

The Sheriff's Office did not release any other details.