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Man shot to death in Roanoke Rapids home

Posted September 5, 2011 2:21 p.m. EDT

— A 38-year-old man was killed and a second person injured in a shooting at a Roanoke Rapids home late Sunday, according to the Halifax County Sheriff's Office.

Lt. B.L. Martin said that Thomas Tyrone Davis was killed in the shooting at a Delta Drive home around 11 p.m. The second victim was taken to a local hospital and was in critical condition Monday.

Witnesses said they saw a white Ford Crown Victoria pull up to the house and a man get out and go into the house, Martin said. The man then ran out of the house, jumped in the car and sped away toward N.C. Highway 158.

Anyone with information about the shooting was asked to Halifax County Crime Stoppers at 252-583-4444 or the Halifax County Sheriff's Office at 252-583-1991 or 252-583-8051. Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for anonymous tips that solve crimes.