Police seek suspects in drive-by shooting


From Staff Reports

Sunday, August 20, 2017

Two people escaped injury in a shooting that happened Tuesday in Rocky Mount.

Police responded to a report of shots fired at 5:41 p.m. at a house on the 1000 block of Godwin Lane. They said two people were inside the home when the shooting happened but were not wounded.

Two vehicles — a 2005 Dodge Durango and 2009 Nissan Altima — were damaged. Each vehicle’s damage was estimated to be $2,000. A grey, unidentified vehicle believed to be connected to the shooting was reportedly seen leaving the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 977-1111 or crimestoppers@rockymountnc.gov. Text a tip to police at 274637 by beginning messages with RMPOL to direct the tip to the Rocky Mount Police Department and type up to 155 characters about the information.

Rocky Mount police also investigated the following incidents this week:


23-year-old man on the 400 block of Buena Vista Avenue 

65-year-old woman on the 100 block of South Washington Street

27-year-old woman on the 1100 block of Gold Street

21-year-old woman on the 200 block of McIntyre Lane

37-year-old woman on the 500 block of Cascade Avenue

21-year-old woman on the 500 block of Cokey Road

28-year-old woman on the 400 block of Rocky Street


34-year-old woman robbed at gunpoint on the 2600 block of Sunset Avenue 


500 block of Keen Street; stolen, nothing

800 block of Falls Road; stolen, DVD player, television, microwave

700 block of Peachtree Street; stolen, televisions, shoes

1500 block of Winterberry Drive; stolen, watch, computer hardware/software

100 block of Drexel Court; stolen, electronics; 2002 Mitsubishi Diamante

2200 block of Goose Branch Drive; stolen, firearms/ammunition, jewelry

900 block of West Haven Boulevard; stolen, electronics; damaged, window, oven, mini-blind

100 block of Stonybrook Road; damaged, door


Commercial business on the 500 block of South Church Street; stolen, tools, car batteries, license tag 

Smoke ‘Em Up Smoke Shop on the 3900 block of Bishop Road; tobacco products; damaged, damaged, business

Speedway on the 1200 block of Bethlehem Road; stolen, cigarettes; damaged, door


2012 Chevrolet trailblazer on the 900 block of Leggett Road; stolen, handgun, ammunition, magazine clips, weed eater; damaged, 2012 Chevrolet Trailblazer

2012 Chevrolet Traverse on the 800 block of Drexel Road; stolen, handgun, laptop, fans, credit/debit cards; damaged, 2012 Chevrolet Traverse


Child Hope Family Care Home on the 300 block of Park Avenue 


2017 Toyota Camry on the 800 block of South Pine Street 

2005 Honda Civic on the 1800 block of Lynne Avenue

2013 Dodge Charger on the 2300 block of Hurt Drive

2005 Honda Accord on the 7000 block of NC 4

2002 Mitsbubishi Diamante on the 100 block of Drexel Court


2008 Lexus GX470 on the 1500 block of Benvenue Road 

2016 Toyota Camry at the intersection of the 500 block of North Winstead Avenue and Curtis Ellis Drive

2003 Honda Accord at the intersection of the 500 block of North Winstead Avenue and Curties Ellis Drive


Nissan Maxima on the 400 block of Buena Vista Avenue

Lexus Ex on the 1100 block of East Holly Street