Christmas Day Shooting Leaves Pembroke Man Dead

ROBESON COUNTY - An argument in Pembroke escalated to gun shots Monday, ending with one man dead.

Eartle Ray Bell, 24, approached his girlfriend's car with a rifle and demanded she get out of the vehicle and come with him, authorities say.

The woman, Dixie Oxendine, pulled out a weapon of her own and shot Bell in the chest several times.

Authorities are still investigating the case.