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Bicycle-riding robbers shoot Rocky Mount man

Posted July 6, 2009 12:44 p.m. EDT

— A Rocky Mount man told police that two men on a bike shot and robbed him in the 500 block of Dexter Street early Saturday.

Officers responded to calls about a shooting around 1:45 a.m. They found Lanorris Smalls lying on the ground with a gunshot wound to his neck.

Smalls was transported to Nash General Hospital and transferred to Pitt County Memorial Hospital. He was listed in stable condition Monday, police said.

Smalls told police that he was walking when two men on a bike approached him. One man shot and robbed him, and they both fled on the bike, police said.

Investigators have not identified any suspects in the robbery.