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Khalil Herring is A 12-year-old shot at two masked intruders who broke into his grandmother’s home just before 1 a.m. on Saturday, according to police in Goldsboro, North Carolina.

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The intruders demanded money from Linda Ellis, 73, and subsequently shot her, police said in a statement posted on the Goldsboro Police Department Facebook page.

Police said the boy fired “in self-defense” at the suspects who then fled. Officers found one of the suspects, 19-year-old Khalil Herring, at an intersection near Ellis’s home, with an apparent gunshot wound, according to the statement.

“Preliminary evidence suggests that Khalil Herring was one of two masked intruders and was shot during the robbery,” police said.

Both Ellis and Herring were transferred to Wayne UNC Health Care in Goldsboro for treatment. Later, the herring was declared dead. Ellis, the boy’s grandmother, received treatment for her non-life threatening injuries and she is currently in stable condition, Goldsboro police said.

Quick Factso about Khalil Herring

  • Two armed men entered the home of Linda Ellis, 73, in Goldsboro, North Carolina, at around 1am on Saturday night
  • They demanded money and shot Ellis in the leg
  • Ellis’ 12-year-old grandson shot a firearm at the intruders and they fled
  • Khalil Herring, 19, was found at an intersection a half block from the apartment 
  • Police said they found evidence that he was one of the suspects
  • Herring was taken to hospital but died of his injuries
  • Ellis is in hospital in a stable condition and her grandson is said to be ‘holding up’ 

Charges against the 12-year-old boy, identified as a boy by CNN affiliate WTVD, “are not anticipated,” according to the police statement.

When she was contacted by CNN, a Goldsboro Police spokeswoman did not provide any information about the second suspect in the robbery attempt.

Randolph Bunn, who said he is the boy’s great-uncle, told WTVD that he was in the home when the intruders broke in and that one of them was armed with a gun.

“(The intruder) just shot his grandmother … He would have shot him too, he would have shot me too, he would have killed us all,” Randolph Bunn told WTVD.

Chiquita Coley, identified by CNN affiliate WRAL, as Ellis’s great-niece, said she couldn’t believe what happened.


Khalil Herring Incident Details


A man in North Carolina died Saturday after breaking into the home of a 73-year-old woman and was killed by her 12-year-old grandson who was trying to defend her.

Two masked robbers broke into Linda Ellis’s home in Goldsboro around 1 am on Saturday, where they demanded money and shot grandma in the leg.

Ellis’s grandson shot back at the intruders in self-defense and they ran away.

19-year-old Khalil Herring was later found at an intersection half a block from the apartment.

Wayne was taken to UNC Health Care, where he later died of his injuries.

Police said they found evidence that Herring was one of two masked men in the apartment.

Preliminary evidence suggests that Khalil Herring was one of two masked intruders and was shot during the robbery. ”

“A 12-year-old boy residing in the residence shot the suspects with a firearm for self-defense, causing them to flee the area”.