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UPDATE: Man charged in fatal fight outside Roanoke Rapids shopping center

Published: Jul. 8, 2020 at 10:15 PM EDT|Updated: Jul. 9, 2020 at 9:14 AM EDT
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ROANOKE RAPIDS, N.C. (WITN) - A man has been arrested after a fight turned fatal.

Roanoke Rapids police say Tyrone Price, 49, was charged with second degree murder. Officers say he got into a fight with Jerome Peters, 55, at Tight Edge Barber Shop at the Forest Hills Shopping Center Wednesday evening.

Police say the fight was broken up, but a second fight happened in the parking lot. Officers say Peters was stabbed and killed.

Price is due in court on August 5.

JULY 9 UPDATE

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department says it is investigating after a man was found dead outside a shopping center Wednesday evening following an altercation.

Around 7:10 pm police responded to Forest Hills Shopping Center regarding a loud disturbance and a person in need of EMS in front of Tight Edge Barber Shop.

Police and EMS found a man unresponsive and detained another.

Police say they continue to investigate and expect to release further information Thursday morning.

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