2 arrested, charged after shooting man in Rocky Mount following argument

Jasemen Terrell Terry and Jessie Danielle Hawkins (Nash County Sheriff's Office)

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (WNCN) – Nash County authorities announced that a man and woman wanted in connection with a shooting in Rocky Mount Friday have turned themselves in.

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According to the Nash County Sheriff’s Office, a shooting occurred just after 3 p.m. Friday in the 7900 block of W. Tarboro Road. The shooting stemmed from a verbal disagreement between three people.

When deputies arrived on scene, they found Scott Edward Cole, 46, suffering from a single gunshot wound to the lower right leg. Cole was transported to UNC-Nash Health Care for treatment. His injury is not considered to be life-threatening.

Nash County deputies were able to determine that the two suspects were Jasemen Terrell Terry, 24, of Elm City, and Jessie Danielle Hawkins, 21, of Nashville.

Based on probable cause, Terry was charged with one count of assault inflicting serious bodily injury and one count of discharge weapon into occupied vehicle. Hawkins was charged with one count of assault inflicting serious bodily injury.

Terry and Hawkins turned themselves in at the Rocky Mount Police Department Saturday evening just before 8 p.m. They were transported to the Nash County Sheriff’s Office where they were interviewed and the outstanding warrants served, authorities said.

Terry received a $70,000 secured bond and Hawkins received a $20,000 secured bond. Both have their first court appearance July 5.

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