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Victims charged in Rocky Mount shootings

Victims charged in Rocky Mount shootings
Published: Jun. 15, 2022 at 1:25 PM EDT
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ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (WITN) - Police have now charged two victims after two shootings in Rocky Mount on Tuesday.

Rico Battle, 34, and Dominick Lynch, 28, will be charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury, possession of firearm by felon, and discharging a weapon in city limits when they are released from the hospital.

Police said Battle was found in the 500 block of Smith Street with a gunshot wound to the abdomen around 2:30 p.m. They also discovered Lynch with two gunshot wounds to his leg in the 700 block of South Church Street.

The two knew each other, according to police, and there was a dispute between the men before the shooting.

No one else was injured, nor any property damaged, according to police.

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