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Emporia Police arrest suspect in deadly shooting

Lamont George (Source: Emporia Police Department) Lamont George (Source: Emporia Police Department)
EMPORIA, VA (WWBT) -

Emporia Police arrested the man they say shot and killed a woman Friday morning.

NBC12 has learned police arrested Lamont George, 47, in Rocky Mount, North Carolina on Friday. He was identified as the boyfriend the victim, 36-year-old Michelle Roper.

The shooting happened around 5:25 a.m. in the 900 block of Reese Street. Police say Roper was found dead from a gunshot wound. Police say they have witnesses to the shooting.

Police obtained warrants against George for Roper's murder and the attempted murder of Wakki Roper, as well as breaking and entering, motor vehicle theft and firearms charges.

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