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A 19-year-old Roanoke Rapids man died in a shooting that occurred in the 900 block of Sycamore Street in Weldon this morning, according to the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office.

Chief Deputy Scott Hall said investigators are still looking into the motive of the shooting which claimed the life of Ja’eid Jabae Watson.

Hall said Watson sustained multiple gunshot wounds.

He said the shooting occurred as Watson was standing outside in the roadway. He declined to comment on the type of weapon used.

Deputies and officers with the Weldon Police Department responded to the scene shortly before 10:30 a.m. and located Watson.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the sheriff’s office at 252-583-8201, Crimestoppers at 252-583-4444 or through the P3 Tips app.