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Rocky Mount shooting death investigated

Police said Wednesday that they were investigating a shooting death that occurred Tuesday night in Rocky Mount.

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ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. — Police said Wednesday that they were investigating a shooting death that occurred Tuesday night in Rocky Mount.

Officers responded to reports of a shooting at 2028 Brandon Lane at about 8:30 p.m. and found James Tony Cooper, 46, wounded inside the house, police said.

Cooper was taken to Nash General Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

No other details were released.

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

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