Rocky Mount police are investigating a homicide of a teen that took place Saturday afternoon on Hammond Street.

Police officers responded about 4:13 p.m. to a report of a gunshot victim on the 700 block of Hammond Street. When officers arrived, they found a 17-year-old young man wounded by gunfire.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene, according to a press release from the City of Rocky Mount.

The incident is currently under investigation. Anyone with information about this incident should contact the Rocky Mount Police Department at 252-972-1411 or Twin County Crime Stoppers at 252-977-1111.

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