• Rockingham police investigating city's first homicide of 2019


    ROCKINGHAM, N.C. - Rockingham police are investigating the city's first homicide of the year, and they believe it may have been self-defense.

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    Police told Channel 9 that Rico Shelton was found shot to death around 10:30 p.m. Monday inside a home on Richmond Road.

    Investigators believe Shelton was shot and killed after breaking into the home.

    No arrests have been made.

    This is an ongoing investigation. Check back with wsoctv.com for updates.

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