Rocky Mount police arrested two suspects in connection with a Friday afternoon drive-by shooting that fatally wounded a teenager.
Officials said Lavontae Brown, 15, was walking with two others around 1 p.m. when a gunman in a black car opened fire on the boys near the intersection of Pinehaven Drive and Evergreen Road.
Police said Te’von Lamont Mabry, 18, and Michael Antoine Lyons Jr., 19, were arrested and charged in connection with the shooting Friday night. Mabry was charged with first-degree murder, two counts of attempted first-degree murder and possession of a firearm by a felon. Lyons was charged with first-degree murder and two counts of attempted first-degree murder. They are being held without bail in the Nash County jail. (Source: Rocky Mount Telegram)