HALIFAX COUNTY, N.C. – Police say a toddler has died after a shooting in Weldon Thursday evening.

It happened around 8 in the 700 block of Elm Street during an apparent drive-by shooting.

The child, 1-year-old Jaxson Clay, was struck in the head while he was inside the house.

He was taken to the hospital where he later died from his injuries.

Neighbors say the shooting happened shortly after Weldon wrapped up its Christmas parade.

At the shooting scene, bullet holes can be seen on the siding of nearby houses.