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Rocky Mount Child Killed in Drive-By

Posted June 1, 1997 12:00 a.m. EDT

— A 4-year-old asleep in her bed was killed during a drive-by shooting in front of her Rocky Mount home Saturday night.

Little Brittany Johnson was struck by a bullet and died a short time later.

Police said just before 11 p.m. several people began firing guns at the house. Eight bullets penetrated the structure, which is on Rex Street.

Officials are following up several leads in the case.