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Man shot while riding in a vehicle near the Braswell Library - Rocky Mount

Updated: Oct 15, 2020

Around 7:15pm Monday night, October 12th a 31 yr old female was driving a 2007 silver Nissan near Grace St at Peachtree St when shots rang out and struck her vehicle. A 24 yr old male who has been identified as Rehem Jerez Sykes was a passenger and was struck in the process.

The female pulled over near the library parking lot where she called police.

Initially RMPD Dispatch stated that someone was shot at the Braswell Library.

Once the investigation started Fighting Crime updated the post advising that the shooting happened on Peachtree / Grace St near the library,

The victim was transported to Vidant Greenville and there is no update on his condition.

RMPD did not release suspect information or motive in this case.

The police report states that they are still investigating.

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