With all the police in the area, investigators do not believe the gun was fired near there.
"We have no idea where it came from at this point in time," Raleigh police Capt. Bill McGregor told the News & Observer. "It's still under investigation."
Kong’s family hopes the incident serves as a reminder about gun safety.
"While we ask for privacy as we continue to focus on Kaitlyn's healing and recovery, it is our hope that this unfortunate series of events will bring about more conversation and positive action on responsible gun use," the family said in a statement, WRAL reported.