Man walking down street wounded in shooting


From Staff Reports

Sunday, December 16, 2018

A 31-year-old man was wounded by gunfire Wednesday as he was walking down the 700 block of Branch Street.

Rocky Mount police responded to a shots fired call about 10:21 a.m. Wednesday and discovered the victim, who had been shot in the leg. The victim was transported to Nash UNC Health Care where he was treated for his injuries. Police are pursuing leads in this case and it is still under investigation.

Anyone with information about this or any other crime in the area is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 252-977-1111 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:


57-year-old woman on the 100 block of Acorn Trail.

31-year-old man on the 700 block of Branch Street.

54-year-old woman on the 1900 block of Windsor Drive.

23-year-old woman on the 100 block of Loop Court.

60-year-old man on the 1300 block of North Wesleyan Boulevard.


800 block of North Wesleyan Boulevard; stolen, marble cookie brownie.

1500 block of Benevnue Road; stolen, cash, pastor credentials, credit cards.

1600 block of East Raleigh Boulevard; stolen, cell phone.

1600 block of Sunset Avenue; stolen, registration tag.

600 block of English Road; stolen, light bar.

700 block of Redgate Avenue; stolen, cash.

200 block of Fleming Street; stolen, registration tags.

900 block of Pender Street; stolen, cell phone.


2004 Nissan Sentra on the 700 block of Nashville Road.

2001 Hyundai Sonata on the 6900 block of N.C. 48 in the Battleboro community.

2007 Hyundai Elantra on the 600 block of Midway Street.


2009 Toyota Camry on the 3600 block of Sunset Avenue.

2012 Honda Accord on the 1100 block of Nashville Road.

2015 Chevrolet Suburban on the 3600 block of South Church Street.

2016 Toyota Corolla on the 1500 block of Benvenue Road.

2006 Hyundai Tiburon on the 400 block of Craig Street.

2007 Hyundai Elantra on the 100 block of Manning Court.

2017 Nissan Rogue on the 1300 block of Benvenue Road.


100 block of Vans Drive; damaged, Ford 150.

500 block of South Pine Street; damaged, window of residence.

1400 block of Hargrove Street; damaged, window of residence damaged by gunfire.

100 block of South Howell Street; damaged, residence.

2700 block of Welford Lane; damaged, 1998 Ford Explorer.

800 block of Nash Street; damaged, school facilities and vehicles.