Elizabeth City police say there was more than just a car crash Tuesday afternoon at the corner of Church and Seldon streets, inside one car they found a man shot in the head.
Police say Rahmel Mallory is in critical condition at a Norfolk hospital after they found him in a car that they say ran a stop sign and struck another car at the intersection.
Their investigation shows that prior to the accident there was an argument between the shooter and the driver of the car, Marcos Nunez. The gunman fired a shot, hitting Nunez's car and wounding Mallory.
Prentis Davis is charged with attempted murder, assault with a deadly weapon with the Intent to kill, inflicting serious injury, and discharging a weapon into occupied property, inflicting serious injury.
Nunez, the driver of the wrecked car, was charged with reckless driving and unsafe movement violation. The driver of the other car was injured in the crash and was taken to Albemarle Hospital for treatment.