Rocky Mount police investigating shooting death of 15-year-old
Published: Mar. 14, 2023 at 9:14 AM EDT|Updated: Mar. 14, 2023 at 10:38 AM EDT
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (WITN) - A police department here in the East is investigating after a teenager was shot and killed Monday night.
Rocky Mount police got a call about a shooting in the 1300 block of Tarboro Street around 10:50 p.m.
Officers say they found a 15-year-old boy with gunshot wounds.
The teenager was taken to Nash UNC Health Care where he died of his injuries.
Police say stolen guns and marijuana were found inside the house. The victim was shot outside of the home.
The ATF is now assisting Rocky Mount police.
Police continue to investigate the deadly shooting and ask anyone with information to call them at (252) 972-1411 or Crimestoppers at (252) 977-1111.
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