Police probe Christmas shooting

From Staff Reports

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Police are seeking leads in the Christmas morning shooting of a 25-year-old Rocky Mount man.

Officials said the man was shot twice shortly before 5 a.m. Wednesday, possibly near the Ashburn Inn in Gold Rock.

The victim was taken to Nash General Hospital then flown to Vidant Medical Center in Greenville, where he was treated and released.

It is unclear what the victim was doing when he was shot or if he was with anyone else when the incident occurred.

No description of the suspect was released.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 977-1111 or

Text a tip to police at 274637 by beginning messages with RMPOL to direct the tip to the Rocky Mount Police Department and type up to 155 characters about the information.