15-year-old dies in shooting on Grice Street in Elizabeth City

North Carolina

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (WAVY) — Elizabeth City police are still investigating following a shooting earlier this week that left a 15-year-old dead.

Days after initially reporting the shooting, police announced Thursday that Dariel Danate Reid died at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital from a gunshot wound.

Few details have been released in the case, but the investigation is still active, and on Wednesday police were still going in and out of the residence with gloves and shoe covers.

Police began investigating at the residence around 8:30 a.m. Monday morning.

10 On Your Side spoke with several neighbors, including a woman who lives the adjacent duplex to the crime scene. No one heard gunshots or saw anything unusual in the area around that time Monday morning.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the department at 252-335-4321 or the Crime Line at 252-335-5555. All information received will remain anonymous and strictly confidential.

In response to the student’s death, Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools sent a statement to WAVY News.

“ECPPS is saddened by the loss of one of our students, Dariel Reid. Dariel was attending H.L. Trigg Community School; however, his school of assignment was Pasquotank County High School. We are providing additional counseling support at both schools as needed. We express our sincere condolences to Dariel’s family and friends.”

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