Man Accused Of Shooting Girlfriend

Halifax County lawmen are searching for a shooting suspect today. 26-year-old Douglas Jammal Pender is wanted for shooting his girlfriend, 22-year-old Pamela Bryant. Lawmen say Pender shot Bryant multiple times at close range yesterday. Today, she's in critical condition. Pender left the scene in a 2002 green Ford Taurus with North Carolina tags, VVY-2165. Lawmen say the shooting happened at Pender's home on Winslow Road in Scotland Neck Tuesday.

Lawmen have a warrant to arrest Pender for attempted first degree murder. They consider him armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information is requested to call Halifax County Crimestoppers @ 583-4444 or the Halifax County Sheriffs Office 583-1991.