ROBESON COUNTY, N.C. (WBTW) – A man has been jailed on a murder charge in Robeson County after an alleged domestic dispute on Sunday, deputies said on Facebook.

Nicky Jackson, 46, of Lumberton, was charged with second-degree murder, deputies said. He allegedly shot and killed Alex E. Taylor, 21, of Lumberton.

Deputies responded to a call at about 4:08 p.m. in the 5100 block of Smith Mill Road near Lumberton, according to deputies. Upon arrival, they found Taylor dead and Jackson with a gunshot wound.

Jackson is being detained in South Carolina and will face additional charges after his extradition to North Carolina, according to deputies.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the sheriff’s office at 910-671-3100 or 910-671-3170.

Taylor Ford is a digital journalist for News13. She joined the News13 team in January 2023. Taylor is a Florence native and covers the Pee Dee out of News13’s Florence Bureau. Read more of Taylor’s work here.

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