Police probe shootings that damaged vehicles
From Staff Reports
Sunday, October 22, 2017
Rocky Mount police are looking for clues in a pair of shootings that happened only minutes apart from each other Tuesday night.
Police responded to a report of shots fired at 9:12 p.m. at the intersection of the 1200 block of Western Avenue and North Lee Street. They said the victim told them he heard shots fired and when he went to investigate, found a vehicle parked at the intersection had been damaged by gunfire. According to the incident report on the shooting, which police classified as an aggravated assault with property damage, the vehicle, a 2003 Cadillac, sustained damage estimated to have been $1,000.
Police responded to another report of shots fired at 9:14 p.m. at a house on the 400 block of Myrtle Avene. They said the victim reported hearing gunshots, adding the victim found two vehicles — a 2008 Chevrolet Suburban and 1983 Chevrolet C10 — were damaged by the gunfire.
According to the report on this shooting, which police also filed as property damage, the vehicles’ total damage was estimated to have been $300. No suspects were identified in either shooting. Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 977-1111 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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:
43-year-old man on the 1200 block of Tarboro Street
24-year-old woman on the 600 block of Beal Street
47-year-old woman on the 900 block of New Street
31-year-old woman on the 1300 block of West Thomas Street
24-year-old woman on the 3200 block of Amherst Road
27-year-old woman robbed on the 100 block of Jeffries Cove; stolen $400 cash, cell phones, tablet
29-year-old man robbed at gunpoint at the intersection of the 700 block of Midway Street and Hargrove Street; stolen, $20 cash
Clerk robbed at gunpoint at L&L Food Store on the 5100 block of Hathaway Street, Battleboro; stolen, cash
400 block of Rocky Street; stolen, electronics, jewelry
1300 block of Huffines Avenue; stolen, $400 cash
900 block of Pender Street; double cabinet; damaged, door and frame
1000 block of Hazelwood Drive; stolen, video game system, games, controllers
1300 block of Echo Lake Lane; stolen, $400 cash, television, alarm clock
1400 block of River Drive; stolen, video game system, video game
1000 block of Winston Walk; stolen, electronics, $50 cash
100 block of Nandina Court; stolen, firearms, cell phone, wrist watch
800 block of Long Avenue; stolen, television; damaged, door
1300 block of Edwards Street; damaged, door, televisions, mirror, oil diffuser, decor
100 block of Wye Street; stolen, Xbox, cell phone, video game, video game controllers; all items recovered
MOTOR VEHICLE THEFT
2010 Kia Optima on the 1500 block of Sunset Avenue
2001 GMC Savana on the 300 block of St. Paul Street
2010 Mercury Grand Marquis on the 500 block of East Grand Avenue
Utility pole on the 500 block of East Grand Avenue
2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee on the 100 block of North Church Street
1989 Chevrolet Lumnia on the 1200 block of Turnstone Drive
2011 Honda Accord on the 1200 block of Turnstone Drive