ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. (WGHP) — Rockingham County deputies are asking for the public’s help finding an “armed and dangerous” suspect following a deadly shooting on Monday in Rockingham County that left two people dead, according to the Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office.
Deputies tell FOX8 the suspect is in a red Dodge Dually pickup truck with a fifth wheel attachment and was heading Northbound on the US 29 bypass.
Around 4:45 p.m., the RCSO was told about two people laying along the road at US 29 Bypass in the northbound lane between the Barnes Street and NC 14 intersections.
A third person was found shortly after deputies and other first responders began arriving on scene.
All three of the people found appear to have suffered apparent gunshot wounds while going north on US 29 Bypass on two motorcycles.
Two of the three victims were shot and killed.
The northbound lane of highway US29 is currently closed from the Barnes Street intersection to the NC14 as the investigation continues.
Northbound traffic is being detoured though that area. Deputies say the suspect should be considered armed and dangerous.
Anyone with any information about these shootings, or who has seen or knows the possible location or owner of the suspect truck in these shootings is asked to call 911, the Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office at (336) 634-3232 or Rockingham County Crime Stoppers Hotline at 336-349-9683.