Ahoskie man charged with shooting brother

AHOSKIE, N.C (WAVY) – A man has been arrested for shooting his brother on Creekwood Court on Saturday night.

Ahoskie Police say they were dispatched at 6:56 p.m. for a shooting at Creekwood Court Apartments.  Upon arrival, they learned that McCoy Lee Dickerson discharged a shotgun at his brother.

The victim was transported to Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Dickerson stayed on scene and was arrested. He has been charged with one felony count each of attempted first degree murder, assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill causing serious injury, and maiming of a nose, lip, ear or limb.

He is being held under a $750,000 secured bond.

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