Person dies after being shot multiple times in Roanoke Rapids, police say

ROANOKE RAPIDS, N.C. (WNCN) – A person died after being found between two Roanoke Rapids homes Wednesday shot multiple times, officials said.

Just before 9 p.m., Roanoke Rapids police responded to the 900 block of Henry Street in reference to a shooting.

Officers found a person on the ground between two homes who had been shot multiple times, officials said.

The victim was taken to the hospital for medical treatment where they later died in surgery.

Police said three males were seen running from the area north towards 8th Street.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact the Roanoke Rapids Police Department ( Lt. C.L. Vaught) at 252-533-2810 or Halifax county Crime Stoppers at 252-583-4444

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