Burglary And Shooting Arrest In Halifax County

Halifax County Lawmen are investigating a burglary and shooting. They say the incident happened in the Key Street area of Roanoke Rapids around one this morning.

Officers have arrested 21 year old Seqwuan Hawkins and 16 year old Semajs Short both of Roanoke Rapids. The two are charged with first degree burglary and discharging a weapon into an occupied dwelling.

Both men were given ten thousand dollar bonds and have court date of January 29. Officers say more charges are pending and if anyone has information on this incident they can call Halifax County Crimestoppers at 252-538-4444.