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Rocky Mount police seek clues in 35-year-old man's shooting death

Posted September 17, 2015

— Rocky Mount police are asking for the public's help to learn more about a fatal shooting that happened late Wednesday on South Pearl Street.

Officers responding to a report of gunshots in the 500 block of South Pearl Street shortly before midnight found Antonio Bullock, a 35-year-old man who had been shot while riding in a car.

Bullock, of Rocky Mount, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the car was not hurt. Witnesses told investigators that the gunshots could have been fired from a small, light-colored car which was seen in the area.

Authorities were initially alerted to the gunfire by Shot Spotter, an acoustic surveillance system for gunfire and explosive events.

Anyone with information about the shooting should call the Rocky Mount Police Department at 252-972-1411 or Twin County Crime Stoppers at 252-977-1111.


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