Pair Linked To Wayne County Shooting

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office announced Monday the arrest of a Sampson County couple in connection with a shooting that left one person seriously injured.

Nehemiah J. Armwood, 25, of Reedsford Road, Clinton was charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury.  His girlfriend, Ashlyne S. Jones, 22, of Reedsford Drive, Clinton, was charged with accessory after the fact to commit assault with a deadly weapon.

Friday afternoon, Wayne County deputies responded to a shooting on Wells Court in Dudley. Officers found Emmette Tavarus Hill seriously wounded.  A motive has not been disclosed.

Armwood was held on a $61,000 secured bond. Jones was given a $10,000 secured bond.