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Four wounded in shooting outside Moose Club

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BY WILLIAM F. WEST
Staff Writer

Monday, September 2, 2019

Authorities are trying to find out who is responsible for gunfire that wounded four people who were at a weekend private party late at night at a local fraternal organization.

The shooting occurred on Sunday on the grounds of the Moose Lodge of Rocky Mount, which is along Country Club Road on the northwest side of the city.

Emergency radio traffic, obtained via the website broadcastify.com, showed the incident was first reported shortly before 11:45 p.m., with a dispatcher advising of multiple gunshot victims in the 500 block of Country Club.

Rocky Mount police Sgt. Brad Summerlin, in a brief press release issued on Monday afternoon, said arriving officers found two victims in the Moose Lodge parking lot.

Summerlin said one victim was taken to Nash UNC Health Care and the other was treated and released at the scene.

Summerlin added that the other two victims had already been taken by other people in personal vehicles to the hospital.

Citing the ongoing investigation, Summerlin did not release any additional details.

Anyone with additional information about the shooting or any crimes in the area is asked to contact police at 252-972-1411, Crime Stoppers at 252-977-1111 orcrimestoppers@rockymountnc.gov

Tips also can be texted to police at 274637 by beginning messages with RMPOL to direct the tip to the Rocky Mount Police Department and typing up to 155 characters about the information.

All texts are kept completely anonymous.

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