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17-year-old shot and killed in Yadkin County

The sheriff’s office received calls about the shooting on Gospel Way Church Road. Deputies did not release the victim's name.

YADKINVILLE, N.C. — Editor's Note: The main video in this story is from an October 2021 story on the rise of crimes in the Triad.

A 17-year old teenaged girl was shot and killed Thursday, according to the Yadkin County Sheriff's Office.

According to deputies, the sheriff’s office received calls about the shooting on Gospel Way Church Road.

Deputies arrived to find the teen with a gunshot wound. According to investigators, she died at the scene.

The sheriff's office did not release the victim's name.

This is an ongoing investigation. If you have any information call the Yadkin County Sheriff's Office at (336) 679-4217.