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Rocky Mount man arrested in Shell parking lot shooting

Posted April 5, 2011 8:09 p.m. EDT
Updated April 5, 2011 11:05 p.m. EDT

— Rocky Mount police charged Daniel Marvel Nicholson, 20, with first-degree murder after a man was shot in a gas station parking lot early Tuesday morning.

Antoin Lamont Lester, 23, was pronounced dead at the scene. 
 
Investigators said Lester was a passenger in a car at the Shell Food Mart at 1336 Raleigh Road shortly after 3 a.m., but he was outside the car when he was shot.
 
Police called it a "domestic-related shooting" and said the men were fighting over a woman.
 
Nicholson was arrested Tuesday afternoon and is being held in the Nash County jail without bond.