Stolen Weapons Found In Rocky Mount

Rocky Mount police say they've seized seven stolen guns, including several semi-automatic weapons.

Police were responding to a shots fired call in the 1700 block of Pender Street Monday afternoon when they found two men firing in a wooded area. Eight firearms were found, seven which have been confirmed as stolen.

Charged with possession of stolen firearms and discharging a firearm within city limits are Marquis Hines and Jerel Vick. Police say the guns were stolen on December 27th from American Jewelry & Pawn. In all 77 firearms were stolen in that break-in.

Police say the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms is now assisting with their investigation.

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