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Rocky Mount cyclist killed in apparent drive-by shooting

A bicyclist was killed Sunday in an apparent drive-by shooting, Rocky Mount police said Monday.

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ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. — A bicyclist was killed Sunday in an apparent drive-by shooting, Rocky Mount police said Monday.

Officers responded to a report of an injured person in the 100 block of Cedar Street at about 7:20 p.m. They found Jeffrey Scott Price, 48, on the ground next to the road with two gunshot wounds, police said.

Price was taken to Nash General Hospital, where he died.

Investigators said Price was riding his bike when someone fired several shots at him. They said the gunman might have fled the area in a dark-colored vehicle.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 252-977-1111.

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