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Driver found shot to death in Roanoke Rapids

Posted October 23, 2015 10:57 a.m. EDT
Updated October 23, 2015 5:03 p.m. EDT

— An investigation of a vehicle crash in Roanoke Rapids early Friday has turned into a homicide investigation.

Police received a call at about 12:15 a.m. about a collision at 4th and Madison streets, and officers found an unconscious driver in a vehicle. When paramedics arrived to help, they discovered Rynell Tyreek Gaines, 27, of Roanoke Rapids, had been shot and was dead.

No other information was released.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call the Roanoke Rapids Police Department at 252-533-2898 or Halifax County Crime Stoppers at 252-583-4444.