Third weekend homicide investigated

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Police work the scene of a homicide Sunday on the 200 block of Union Street.


From Staff Reports

Sunday, January 6, 2019

Rocky Mount police are investigating a homicide on Union Street.

Officers responded to a shot spotter activation call at 4:40 p.m. on the 200 block of Union Street. Upon arrival at the scene, they found a black man dead from a gunshot wound, said Sgt. Brad Summerlin, a spokesman for the Rocky Mount Police Department.

The identity of the victim is not being released at this time pending notification of the next of kin.

It's the third homicide in the city in two days.