Woman Shot Near Rocky Mount

Rocky Mount Police are investigating a shooting in Edgecombe County. Police say it happened around four Sunday afternoon at 528 Cokey Road near Rocky Mount. According to lawmen 30 year old Nicole Williams was shot in the back, and police suspect her boyfriend, 39 year old Milton Brinkley was the shooter. The victim has been hospitalized at Pitt County Memorial Hospital. Brinkley has not been arrested yet, but police say he will be charged with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury with intent to kill.