ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (WTVD) -- A Rocky Mount man is behind bars after he was charged in a shooting that left another man in critical condition.
Rocky Mount police said that officers responded to a shooting call on Thursday about 9:45 a.m., in the 1300 block of Hargrove Street.
Officers found a man lying in the roadway with gunshot injuries. He was taken to Vidant Medical Center in Greenville for treatment and listed in critical condition.
After an investigation, police arrested 29-year-old Elbert Allen and charged him with attempted first-degree murder.
He is being held in the Edgecombe County Detention Facility on a $250,000 secured bond.