Havelock police investigating fatal shooting

HAVELOCK, N.C. (WITN) – Police are investigating a shooting that left one man dead.

Havelock police charged Eric Ericson, 39, with an open count of murder. He’s accused of fatally shooting Joseph Scarangella Jr., 66, on Sunday at 11:30 p.m.

Police say they found Scarangella fatally shot at a home on Kyle Drive. Three people lived in the home, including Ericson’s mother and Scarangella’s sister. Officers say no one else was hurt.

District Attorney Scott Thomas says Ericson is set to make his first appearance in court Monday at 11 a.m. He is being held at the Craven County Jail without bond.

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