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Man Riding Bike Murdered In Rocky Mount

A man riding a bicycle was gunned down last night in Rocky Mount and now police are searching for his killer.

Dead is Jeffrey Price. Police say the 48-year-old man was found on Cedar Street around 7:20 p.m. with two gunshot wounds. An investigation shows that Price was riding his bicycle when someone fired multiple shots at him.

The gunmen left, possibly in a dark colored vehicle and Price died later at Nash General Hospital.

Department of Correction records show Price was last in prison in 2005 on a larceny charge. He had also been convicted of two counts of assaulting a child and first degree burglary.

The victim had a charge pending in Edgecombe County for assault with a deadly weapon, while in Nash County for resisting arrest and misdemeanor larceny.

If anyone has information on this murder they should call Crime Stoppers at 252-977-1111.


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