Additional Arrest Made in Shooting Investigation
Update: On June 1, 2020, Shyhem Pitt black male age 25, was arrested for his involvement in the Homicide on May 13, 2020 at the 200 block of Union Street. Pitt was charged with one count of 1 st Degree Murder and one count of Attempt 1 st Degree Murder. Pitt is being held at the Nash County Jail without bond. Pitt is one of four other individuals that has been arrested for this incident.
Update: On May 16, 2020, Wilson Smith black male age 21, Jaquante Burton black male age 18 and Marquille Hines black male age 22, were all arrested for their involvement in the Homicide on May 13, 2020 at the 200 block of Union Street. All three individuals were charged with one count of 1 st Degree Murder and one count of Attempt 1 st Degree Murder. They are being held at the Nash County Jail without bond. The male victim who succumbed to his injuries, has been identified as Jean-Luc Batchelor 28 years of age of Rocky Mount. The female victim who is still recovering, has been identified as Tanieka Deloatch 27 years of age of Rocky Mount.
Rocky Mount, N.C. – On May 13, 2020 at approximately 11:14 p.m., the Rocky Mount Police
Department responded to a report of an aggravated assault in the 200 Block of Union Street. Rocky Mount Police Officers arrived on scene and learned that two people were injured during the assault. The first victim is a 28-year-old male. The second victim is a 27-year-old female. Both victims were transported by Nash EMS to UNC Nash Hospital.
While at the hospital, the male succumbed to his injuries which occurred during the assault. The female victim was transferred to Vidant Hospital in Greenville for further treatment. The names of the victims are being withheld pending notification of family members. Rocky Mount Police Department is currently investigating leads in the case.
The Rocky Mount Police Department is actively investigating this case. We are asking anyone with information to contact the Rocky Mount Police Department at 252-972-1411, Twin County Crime Stoppers at 252-977-1111 or Text-A-Tip (Text RMPOL) and your message to CRIMES (274637). Your text is completely anonymous.