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Rocky Mount man killed in bar fight

Posted September 30, 2011 11:38 a.m. EDT

— A man was shot and killed early Friday following a fight with several people inside the Nightlife Bar and Grill in Rocky Mount, police said.

Ryan Craig Bobbitt, 24, was pronounced dead around 2 a.m. Friday. He had been physically assaulted and shot with a handgun. 

The black male suspect is approximately 20-25 years of age, approximately 6 feet tall and weighs about 200 pounds.

He has shoulder-length dreadlock-style hair and was wearing a baseball cap, white T-shirt and jeans. Authorities said he may have been driving a tan older model Chevrolet or Oldsmobile with 24-inch rims. 

An investigation into Bobbitt's death is ongoing.

Anyone with information on this crime should call Crime Stoppers at 252-977-1111.