Man shot to death in parking lot

The Robeson County Sheriff's Office is investigating a murder outside a convenience store Saturday afternoon.

Alex Jones, 40, was found shot to death in the parking lot of Thunder Valley Oasis store on Old Lowery Road just before 4 p.m., according to Major Anthony Thompson.

An autopsy will determine Jones' exact cause of death.

Sunday deputies arrested Maurice Ashford. He's charged with First Degree Murder and is being held at the Robeson County Detention Center.