Man shot to death in Rocky Mount


Detectives say Robert Bernard Dowd Jr. shot 25-year-old Zachary Dowd during an argument around 5:30 Tuesday morning at 1809 Burton Street.

The younger Dowd died at the scene.

In addition to the first-degree murder charge, Robert Dowd Jr. also faces attempted first-degree murder and possession of a firearm by a felon charges.

Police did not say how the two Dowds are related. The investigation continues.

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