Rocky Mount Has Two Murders Within Minutes

Rocky Mount police are investigating two different homicides Sunday morning, just one minute apart.

The first one happened on Salsbury Drive. Dead is 35 year old Yolanda Dupree. Police say she was killed by her husband with a shotgun in the couple's kitchen.

38 year old Mario Dupree is charged with first degree murder.

Police say one minute later at the Nightclub Rock City, five people were shot. 29 year old Benjamin Lane of Rocky Mount was killed while four others were wounded.

Authorities are looking for 24 year old Donon Alston in connection with that shooting.

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