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1 killed, 1 injured in Rocky Mount shooting

Posted July 5

— Police are investigating after one person was killed and another was injured in a Tuesday morning shooting in Rocky Mount.

Officers responded to a shooting at 1209 Niblick Drive at about 1:40 a.m. and found two people with gunshot wounds.

Raymond Deonta Lee, 28, died at UNC Nash Healthcare as a result of his injuries. Police did not identify the second person or disclose the extent of their injuries.

Police said Lee’s death is being investigated as a homicide, but they do not believe the shooting was random.

Anybody with information is asked to call Rocky Mount police at 252-972-1455 or Crime Stoppers at 252-977-1111.


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