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UPDATE: Shooting victim released from hospital, wanted in separate shooting

Roanoke Rapids police say a man was shot on Cedar Street Thursday evening.
Published: Jul. 17, 2020 at 9:43 AM EDT|Updated: Jul. 23, 2020 at 10:54 AM EDT
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Perry was released from the hospital but is wanted in a separate shooting incident.
Perry was released from the hospital but is wanted in a separate shooting incident.(RRPD)

ROANOKE RAPIDS, N.C. (WITN) - A man has been released from the hospital after being shot last week.

On July 16, Roanoke Rapids police officers responded to a shooting call on the 1000 block of Cedar St. around 5:45 p.m.

Officers found Zatez Perry, 21, of Roanoke Rapids had been shot. He was taken to Vidant North, then flown to Vidant Medical Center in Greenville to treat his wounds.

Perry has been released from the hospital. Officers say he refused to cooperate with questioning as to whom shot him.

In addition, Perry is wanted for assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury with intent to kill and shooting into an occupied vehicle. This is in relation to a shooting he was eventually identified in that took place September 19, 2019. According to police reports, Perry shot another driver while in a dispute on the road.

If you have any information on Perry’s whereabouts or the Cedar St. shooting, you’re asked to contact Roanoke Rapids Police Department at 252-533-2810 or the Halifax County Crime stoppers at 252-583-4444.

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Police are looking for information after they say a man was shot Thursday evening.

Roanoke Rapids police say the shooting happened on Cedar Street near West 10th Street around 5:45 p.m. He was taken to Vidant North.

No arrests have been made. If you have any information, call the police department and ask to talk to Detective Moore or Detective Sergeant Williams. You can also call Crime Stoppers at (252)583-4444.

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