Rocky Mount Man Shot

A man is recovering Saturday after getting a bullet wound to the head in Rocky Mount.

The shooting happened in the 1200 block of Planters Street near Long Avenue Friday night.

The victim is 22-year-old Demanchea Johnson.

Police say a man, later identifed as Charles Dickens, pulled up to Johnson in a vehicle, got out, yelled out to Johnson that he owed him money, then opened fire.

Johnson was taken to Pitt County Memorial Hospital in stable condition.

Dickens is still at large. Police say his last known address, as of May this year, was on cIntyre Lane. Police say Dickens may be traveling in a 1993, white-in-color Nissan Maxima, NC registration tag YYX-8715.
He is known to frequent Crestview Road.

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