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Ricky Junior Toney, 34
Franklington, North Carolina
December 31, 2013

Agencies: State Bureau of Investigations SBI North Carolina | Vance County Sheriff's Office North Carolina | Franklin County Sheriff's Office North Carolina | Warren County Sheriff's Office North Carolina

Last updated: 8 months ago

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Incidents in two locations Tuesday have left three people dead, including the suspected gunman of a double homicide in Franklin County.

Vance County Sheriff Peter White said Det. Kenneth Ray Wood shot and killed 34-year-old Ricky Junior Toney after a vehicle pursuit ended on Smith Road in Warren County about a tenth of a mile off Cheeks Quarter Road. Wood is on paid leave while a probe that includes the State Bureau of Investigation proceeds.

A second suspect, Joey Kearney, was also injured at the scene and taken to a hospital.