ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (WNCN) — A suspect was arrested after a deadly shooting in Rocky Mount, according to police.
The shooting happened Tuesday night around 11 p.m. when officers said they responded to a shots fired call near the 1200 block of Westwood Drive.
Officers said when they arrived, they found Maurice Lyons, 33, on the ground with a gunshot wound and started taking life saving measures.
Lyons was taken to the hospital and later died, according to police.
Patrick Brinkley, 42, was charged with first degree murder, possession of a firearm by felon and shooting into an occupied building. No bond information was available at the time of the arrest.
Brinkley was located at the 1400 block of Victory Avenue and taken into custody.
The investigation determined the shooting to be a domestic-related incident.
If you have any information, contact the Rocky Mount Police Department at 252-972-1411 or Twin County Crime Stoppers at 252-977-1111.