Wake County man charged with shooting ex-girlfriend in Rocky Mount

ROCKY MOUNT, NC (WTVD) -- A spokesperson for the Rocky Mount Police Department says a Wake County man is in the Nash County jail after he violated a restraining order to shoot his ex-girlfriend and her son.

It happened in the 4600 block of Primrose Place Monday morning.

Police said 43-year-old Tonya Boyd and son 21-year-old son Emmanuel were both wounded. Boyd passed away at the hospital late Monday.

Investigators have arrested 48-year-old Brian Vincent White. He was initially charged with two counts of attempted first-degree murder, but police said he will now be charged with first-degree murder after Boyd died.

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