MILLVILLE — A 14-year-old was charged in the shooting of a 13-year-old early Wednesday evening.

Police responded to a home on North Fifth Street around 6:20 p.m.and found the injured 13-year-old boy, according to Cumberland County Prosecutor Jennifer Webb-McRae.

He was flown via medical helicopter to Cooper University Hospital. The boy has been released.

The shooting was isolated and there is no threat to the public, according to the prosecutor.

Webb-McRae did not disclose the circumstances of the shooting.

The 14-year-old was taken into custody Wednesday night and charged with weapons offenses. He is being held while awaiting a review of the case by a Superior Court judge.

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