EDENTON, CHOWAN COUNTY -

A 16-year-old girl is recovering at a local hospital after a shooting Sunday night.

Police said 16-year-old Iyanna Roulac was taken to Vidant Medical Center in Greenville after being shot once in the abdomen. The shooting happened at about 10:26 p.m. Sunday at the intersection of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue and Twiddy Avenue in Edenton, according to investigators.

Police said Roulac, of Edenton, was in stable condition.

Officers encountered a large crowd at the scene and were questioning witnesses. Anyone with information is asked to call Edenton Police at 252-482-5144.