NEW INFO: Search For Suspect In Rocky Mount Mall Shooting

Police are looking for a gunman in Saturday's shooting at the Golden East Mall on North Wesleyan Boulevard in Rocky Mount.

They say they are searching for 18-year-old Risheem Robinson of Jarrett Drive in Rocky Mount.

On Saturday, just after 7:00 p.m., Rocky Mount police received a "shots fired" call from an off-duty officer working part-time at the mall.

Police say the shots originated in the common area inside the mall, just outside of Best Buy.

The mall was put on lockdown while the police secured the scene and determined there was no additional threat to the public.

Officers saw three black young men, wearing black clothing, running from the mall, across 301 Highway to Auto Bell Car Wash.

That's where they say an off-duty officer apprehended one of them.

Officers say an additional person was located in the same area a few minutes later, and after further investigation, a third person, age 15, was detained behind Star City at Hilltop Plaza.

All three teenagers were taken to the Rocky Mount police department for questioning.

Two of them, 16-year-old Murray Chamberlin and a 14-year-old, were charged with resist, obstruct or delay. A 15-year-old was released.

Police are still searching for Robinson, who they believe opened fired on the three teenagers inside the mall.

Warrants are out for Robinson for four counts of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill.

Rocky Mount police report: "There were no reported injuries in this incident. There was damage to a wall and glass doors at the mall. The mall was temporarily closed as part of a lockdown to ensure the safety of the public."


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