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Police Search for Gunman in Fatal Rocky Mount Shooting

Posted February 11, 2007 12:56 p.m. EST

— Rocky Mount police are looking for answers in a fatal drive-by shooting Saturday night.

According to investigators, 26-year-old Gary Lamont Robbins was driving a van along Rex Street in Rocky Mount about 8:45 p.m. when someone fired into his van, striking him.

Robbins then crashed his van at the intersection of Rex Street and Vance Street. Police said he died at the scene of the crash.

The shooter or shooters fled the scene, and no description or information about them was available. The incident remains under investigation.