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Two dead after shooting in Rocky Mount

Published: Oct. 31, 2021 at 11:49 AM EDT
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ROCKY MOUNT, Va. (WDBJ) - The Franklin County Sheriff’s office is investigating a shooting that left two people dead.

A spokesperson from the sheriff’s office says the Emergency Communications Center got a call about a shooting in the 300 block of Countryside Lane in Rocky Mount just after 5:30 p.m. Saturday.

The caller said a family member had shot another family member.

Deputies found two men outside a residence with gunshot wounds.

According to the sheriff’s office, 54-year-old David Ray Wyatt was pronounced dead at the scene from what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

65-year-old Terry Allen Hurline was taken to a hospital, where he died from his injuries.

The sheriff’s office says they believe this is an isolated incident and there is no threat to the public.

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