Elizabeth City Police looking for person of interest in deadly shooting

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ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (WAVY) — Police have identified a person of interest following a deadly shooting in Elizabeth City on Saturday night.

Police say they were notified about a man with a gunshot wound in the 900 block of Hunter Street around 7 p.m.

The victim, 40-year-old Eric Eugene Johnson, was transported to Sentara Albemarle Medical Center where he later died.

Police say they’re looking for 38-year-old Curtis Donnell Brinkley as a person of interest, but the investigation is ongoing.

10 On Your Side spoke with a neighbor who says she will remember Johnson as a nice man.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 252-335-4321 or call the Elizabeth City Crime Line at 252-335-5555.

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