When officers arrived on the scene after a 12:30 a.m. shooting on Sunday in the Hooper Street area, they attempted to resuscitate the juvenile before he was rushed to Scotland Memorial Hospital by EMS, according to Maxton police.
He was airlifted to Charlotte where he was pronounced dead, Police Chief Damon Williams said.
Three other people were injured, all teens, he said. One required hospitalization, but has since been released.
Williams declined to release their names or any details about the shooting.
If you have any information on the shooting, contact Maxton police at 844-5667 or call the Maxton, Red Springs, and Rowland Crime Stoppers hotline at 785-4475.