Siblings charged in connection to homicide investigation


ROCKY MOUNT, Va. (WFXR) — Rocky Mount Police have arrested and charged two siblings from Martinsville for a homicide.

Police were dispatched to the 100 block of Bland Street on Monday at approximately 7:40 that evening for a shots fired call.

Tony Bruce was transported to the hospital for a gunshot wound, but he passed away before he could receive medical attention.

The Police Chief says this is the first homicide in the town in 20 years.

Kaniesha Hannon is charged with two counts of shooting into an occupied dwelling.

Richard Hannon Jr. is charged with felon in possession of a firearm.

The pair is being held at the Western Virginia Regional Jail. Additional charges are pending.

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