Rockingham police investigating city's first homicide of 2019

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.

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

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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.