17-year-old found shot dead in Rocky Mount

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (WTVD) -- Rocky Mount police are seeking answers after a 17-year-old boy was killed in a Saturday afternoon shooting.

Authorities responded to the report of a gunshot victim in the 700 block of Hammond St. just before 4:15 p.m. On arrival, officers found the 17-year-old dead at the scene.

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The Rocky Mount Police Department has since launched a homicide investigation in relation to the shooting.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call 911 or contact the Rocky Mount Police Department.
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