Teen Arrested In Rocky Mount Church Shooting

Rocky Mount police have arrested a teen in the wounding of four people behind a church earlier this week.

Police said the teen was seen around 6 p.m. Monday near the Word Tabernacle Church basketball courts. Three teens and a 12-year-old were shot and wounded.


The 17-year-old is charged with four counts of attempted murder.


The teens who were wounded were treated and released from Nash General Hospital. Twelve-year-old Nyreek Horne is being treated at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville.


Police have not released a motive in the shooting.


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