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Around 1130PM last Friday night, June 6th a shooting took place on the 1200 block of Ash St near Howard St in Tarboro. 19-year-old Zartavius Henderson of Rocky Mount was taken to the hospital and passed away. Tarboro police department is still investigating.

If you have any information on this homicide contact Fighting Crime 252-406-6736.

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Please note the following release of information:

"At approximately 11:30 pm last night, members of the Tarboro Police Department responded to an address within the 1200 block of Ash Street regarding a report of shots fired. As officers arrived and began assessing the scene they found an unresponsive male suffering from several gunshot wounds. Officers immediately rendered first aid including CPR, tourniquet application, and deployment of an AED. After a pulse was restored, the victim was transported to Vidant Edgecombe Hospital by the Edgecombe County Rescue Squad. He was later airlifted to Vidant Medical Center in Greenville.

Despite these life-saving efforts, the victim succumbed to his injuries several hours later. During the ensuing investigation, the victim was identified as 19-year-old Zartavius Henderson of Rocky Mount. The investigation is on-going and anyone with information regarding this homicide is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Brandon Richardson or Detective Corporal Kenny Womack at (252) 641-4247. Your information will be kept confidential. The men and women of the Tarboro Police Department offers our deepest sympathies and condolences to the family and friends of Mr. Henderson.​"

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