UPDATE: Teenager dies from injuries in late-night Rocky Mount shooting

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (WITN) – Police say 19-year-old Dcorius Wilkins died from his injuries at UNC Health Nash on Saturday.

They say an investigation revealed he suffered an accidental gunshot wound during a vehicle crash at 12:30 am on the 600 block of North Wesleyan Boulevard.

The Rocky Mount Criminal Investigations Division continues to investigate the case.

See the previous story below:

Police in one Eastern Carolina city are investigating a late-night shooting.

Officials say they responded to a shooting on the 600 block of N. Wesleyan Blvd in Rocky Mount. They say the shooting occurred around 12:30 am, and a 19-year-old was injured.

According to officials, the 19-year-old was transported to ECU Health Medical Center with a gunshot wound and does have life-threating injuries.

The Rocky Mount Criminal Investigations Division and Forensics Technicians also responded to the call and are assisting the police department with the investigation.

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