Man shoots another in head

September 5, 2009 5:50:31 PM PDT
Rocky Mount police arrested a man Friday after he shot another man in the head.Authorities said 21-year-old Charles Dickens shot 22-year-old Demanchea Johnson just before 10 p.m. on Planters Street.

Eyewitnesses said Dickens told Johnson he owed him money. That's when he allegedly fired the shots.

When officers arrived at the scene, they found Johnson lying in the street with a bullet wound to the back of his head.

Officials said Johnson is in stable condition at Pitt Memorial Hospital.

Dickens was arrested Saturday and charged with one count of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury and one count of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill.

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