AHOSKIE, N.C. (WAVY) — An investigation is underway after authorities say a person was shot Friday morning in Ahoskie.
Ahoskie police chief Troy Fitzhugh confirmed officers and deputies with the Hertford County Sheriff’s Office responded to Church Street, where 33-year-old Dwight Nathaniel Saunders was found deceased.
Fitzhugh later confirmed police were obtaining a search warrant to go into a home, and that a person of interest had been identified as 29-year-old Cola Terrell Harrell.
He was arrested later that day, according to Fitzhugh.
Harrell was charged with first degree murder.
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