Two wounded by gunfire
From Staff Reports
Friday, January 18, 2019
Rocky Mount police are investigating a double shooting that occurred on Friday afternoon off North Harris Street.
A man and a woman were found with gunshot wounds after officers received a call at approximately 1 p.m., police Sgt. Brad Summerlin said. The incident occurred in the 400 block of North Harris Street in a residential area northwest of downtown.
Summerlin said the two people were transported to Vidant Medical Center in Greenville, where their conditions were unknown.
City spokeswoman Tameka Kenan-Norman said the names of the two victims aren’t being released at this time.
The incident follows Rocky Mount having been the scene of three fatal shootings — one of them a double homicide — the weekend of Jan. 5-6.
Summerlin said police have yet to develop any suspects in the incident.
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