A 15-year-old Rocky Mount resident was shot and killed early Saturday morning and police continue to look for the person or persons responsible.
At 12:06 a.m., Rocky Mount police received calls reporting shots being fired. Responding officers located a victim in the 700 block of E. Highland Ave. The victim, who police are not identifying at this time, was pronounced dead at the scene. Edgecombe County EMS responded and transported the victim to Nash General Hospital. Rocky Mount police are investigating this case and following up on leads, a press release states.
No arrests had been made. The Rocky Mount Police Department urges anyone with any information in this case to call 972-1411. People may also call Twin County Crime Stoppers at 977-1111 or use the Text-a-Tip program by sending a text to RMPOL and a message to CRIMES.