19-year-old killed in accidental shooting, crash overnight in Rocky Mount; police

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19-year-old killed in accidental shooting, crash; police
Rocky Mount Police said the incident happened at around 12:30 a.m. on North Wesleyan Boulevard.

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (WTVD) -- A 19-year-old has died after an accidental shooting and crash overnight in Rocky Mount.

Rocky Mount Police responded to calls about a shooting at around 12:30 a.m. in the 600 block of North Wesleyan Boulevard, just off Highway 64.

Officers said they found 19-year-old Dcorius Wilkins suffering from a accidental gunshot wound during a crash.

He was taken to ECU Medical Center where he later died from his injuries.

Police have not released any other information.