Man Behind Bars After Injuring Himself, Two Others In Shooting

Three were injured and one of those is behind bars after an early morning shooting happened Tuesday in Rocky Mount.

Rocky Mount police say the shooting occurred at a home on Layola Avenue around 4:20 a.m. Tuesday.

The incident began when Michael Perry, 24, and Brett Alston, 20, were fighting. Alston's brother, Monques Alston, 17, stepped in by shooting a gun. By shooting, Monques Alston injured himself as well as Brett Alston and Perry.

Perry and Bretty Alston were charged with simple affray. Monques Alston was charged with two counts of assault with a deadly weapon and held on a $12,000 bond after released from the hospital. Both of the shooting victims have been treated and released.


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  • by Den Location: Nash Co. on May 30, 2011 at 05:48 PM
    The media has yet to blame the gun as usual, and not the shooter.
  • by Gunplay OK? on May 12, 2011 at 11:29 AM
    Is this the way our children solve problems now?
  • by At Work on May 12, 2011 at 07:17 AM
    Rocky Mount the city on the demise!
  • by jerry Location: enc on May 12, 2011 at 05:36 AM
    LOL! A clip right out of the Three Stooges!
  • by Chris Location: Greenville on May 12, 2011 at 03:50 AM
    Throw their momma and/or daddy in jail, cause they aren't keeping control of their kids. But really, 3 idiots with one gun...Priceless.
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