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2 Teens Arrested In Attempted Murder Case

Two teenagers are charged with attempted murder stemming from a shooting and robbery a month ago.

It happened January 3rd at 515 Edgecombe Street in Rocky Mount. Police say the 15-year olds, who's names aren't being released because of their age, entered the victim's residence with guns and demanded money.

Police say one of the suspects fired multiple rounds from a handgun striking 42-year-old Joseph Maxwell in the head and body, leaving him with critical injuries. The teens were arrested Friday, and are also charged with 2 counts of robbery with a dangerous weapon, possession of a firearm by a minor and conspiracy to commit a robbery.


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