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One sought, two arrested after fatal Rocky Mount bar fight

Posted October 1, 2011
Updated October 2, 2011

— Rocky Mount police have arrested two men and are searching for another Saturday after a man was shot to death following a fight inside a bar early Friday.

Police said that Royal Rakem Williams, 17, Kenny Maliek Bynum, 29, Doron Terrel Alston, 28, and three to four other men got into a fight with 24-year-old Ryan Craig Bobbitt at the Nightlife Bar and Grill, 821 Country Club Road, around 2 a.m.

During the fight, Bobbit was shot and killed with a handgun.

Bynum and Alston were arrested later Friday on charges of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury and taken to the Nash County jail. Alston was given a $50,000 bond, and Bynum a $15,000 bond. They're scheduled to appear in court Monday.

Williams is wanted on a charge of first-degree murder. He was not in custody as of Sunday morning.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked call Crime Stoppers at 252-977-1111.

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  • jessicapetway Oct 3, 4:06 p.m.

    Please sign this to help shut down Night Life Bar and Grill.

    http://www.change.org/petitions/city-of-rocky-mount-nc-and-nash-county-nc-shut-down-nightlife-bar-and-grill