Police arrested suspect involved in Rocky Mount shooting


ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (WNCT) Police have arrested a suspect involved in a shooting that left one victim injured in Rocky Mount.

On Wednesday, the Rocky Mount Police Department responded to the intersection of Lynn Avenue and Carlton Avenue in response to a shots fired call.

The incident was reported around 4:34 p.m.

Upon arrival, officers said they located the victim, 21-year-old Rahson Sheridan, with a non-life threatening gunshot wound.

Sheridan was transported to Nash UNC for treatment.

On Thursday, 31-year-old Eugene Jenkins was arrested for his involvement in the shooting.

Jenkins was charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, inflicting serious injury.

He received a $100,000 bond and was transported to the Edgecombe County Jail. 

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