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One person shot and killed during deadly home invasion in Halifax County

Posted February 14, 2021 2:20 p.m. EST
Updated February 14, 2021 2:35 p.m. EST

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— Halifax County Sheriff's Deputies are investigating a robbery-turned-deadly shooting in the 2000 block of Everett's School Road late Saturday night.

Deputies say that at 11:50 p.m. they arrived on the scene and found a 93-year-old female who had been assaulted. She reported that her grandson had been shot during the burglary.

Deputies located Tyquan Shaquell Moody, 26, of Roanoke Rapids, deceased in another room from an apparent gunshot wound.

The 93-year-old victim was taken to Vidant North hospital for head trauma. The motive of the burglary appears to be an robbery attempt. She is in stable condition.

Officers ask anyone with information to contact the Halifax County Sheriff's Office at 252-583-8201 or Halifax County Crimestoppers at 252-583-4444

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