One man is dead and two others are being sought by law enforcement following a fatal shooting Sunday night, authorities said.

Det. Lt. Bobby Martin, of the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office, said, authorities responded to the 1000 block of Maple Street extension in reference to someone possibly being shot at 11:45 p.m. Sunday .

“Sgt. Greg Richardson and Deputy Travis Clark arrived on scene and discovered Brandon Tyrone Peterson, 29, of Weldon, had been shot,” Martin said in a release this morning.

Peterson was taken to Halifax Regional Medical Center, where he was later pronounced dead, according to Martin.

“We are currently investigating this incident and are looking for two unknown black males,” Martin said. “We ask that anyone with information call Halifax County Sheriff's Office at 252-583-8051 or Halifax County Crimestoppers at 252-583-4444.”


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