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Suspect sought in drive-by shooting

Posted November 8, 2009 1:19 p.m. EST
Updated November 8, 2009 3:55 p.m. EST

— Rocky Mount police are searching for a man wanted in a drive-by shooting on Gay Street that injured a 19-year-old late Saturday.

Investigators said that Bobby Jones shot Caliuss Hagans while he was sitting on the front porch at 808 Gay St. around 11:20 p.m. A bullet struck Hagans in the arm, and a friend drove him to the hospital.

Police described Jones as a black man, standing 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighing 145 pounds. He was wearing a brown shirt and gray pants.

Jones remains at large.