A Rocky Mount teen died early Friday morning after he and three other people were shot on the 700 block of Branch Street.
Rocky Mount police responded around 12:30 a.m. to a shooting involving multiple victims. Police found two victims upon arrival and EMS took both to Nash UNC Health Care, where Devonta Eburg, 18, died from his wounds. Police said two other gunshot victims arrived at the hospital a short time later.
Two of the victims — a 21-year-old man and a 26-year-old man — were treated and released from Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. The fourth victim, a 17-year-old woman, was treated and released from Nash UNC Health Care.
Police would not say what the victims were doing at the apartment complex when the shots were fired or release a description of the suspected shooter. Authorities said the investigation is ongoing and detectives are following up on leads.
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