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One killed, one wounded in Rocky Mount shooting

Posted November 12, 2014

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— A woman was killed late Tuesday and a man was wounded in a shooting in Rocky Mount, police said.

The shooting was reported at about 10:30 p.m. at 1222 Liberty St., police said.

When officers arrived at the scene, they found Shwanica Small, 37, of Spring Hope, was dead. Dante Johnson, 21, of Rocky Mount, was treated at UNC Nash Hospital for non-life-threatening injuries and was released.

No other details were released.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the Rocky Mount Police Department at 252-972-1411 or Twin County Crime Stoppers at 252-977-1111, or they can use the Text-a-Tip program by sending a text to RMPOL and a message to CRIMES.


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