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Rocky Mount man charged with shooting & assault

James Millard is charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting...
James Millard is charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury and assault inflicting serious bodily injury.(Edgecombe Co. Sheriff's Office)
Published: Jan. 6, 2021 at 10:52 AM EST
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EDGECOMBE COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - A Rocky Mount man has been charged with shooting one man and assaulting another on New Year’s Day.

Edgecombe County deputies have charged James Millard with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury and assault inflicting serious bodily injury.

Deputies say on Friday they were called to a shooting on Warwick drive outside of Pinestops.

They say the victim was shot in the face and body.

During their investigation into the shooting, deputies learned of an earlier assault of another man. That victim also had serious injuries.

The 29-year-old Millard was jailed on a $250,000 bond.

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