Deputies say Halifax County man shot his mother this morning

HALIFAX COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) – An Eastern Carolina woman is in a trauma center after deputies say she was shot by her son.

Bryan Clements was arrested this morning for assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury, possession of Schedule I controlled substance, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Halifax County deputies say they were called around 7:20 a.m. to a home on Hedgepeth Road, west of Halifax, for a shooting.

They found a 58-year-old woman had been shot.

The victim is in serious condition at a hospital, while the 34-year-old Clements is being held without bond.

Clements has a Tuesday court date on his charges.