21-year-old man killed in Rocky Mount shooting; police investigating

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Saturday, September 16, 2017
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ROCKY MOUNT, North Carolina (WTVD) -- Rocky Mount police are investigating a shooting that took the life of a 21-year-old.

Around 9:45 Friday morning, officers were called to the 800 block of Walnut Street after reports of shots fired.

When police arrived, they found Keenan Marshall Mercer, 21, suffering from gunshot wounds.

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Mercer was transported to UNC Nash Hospital where he later died.

Police are investigating this incident as a homicide.

Those with information are asked to call (252) 972-1411 or Twin County Crime Stoppers at (252) 977-1111.

You may also use Text-A-Tip by texting RMPOL and your message to CRIMES (274637); your text is anonymous.