Police looking for suspect connected to shooting death in Washington

WASHINGTON, N.C. (WITN) – Police are looking for the person who killed a man on Saturday in Washington.

The Washington Police Department says at approximately 6:00 pm, they received a report of shots fired with an injured person at East 8th Street and Charlotte Street.

They say upon arrival, lifesaving measures were in progress by a bystander.

Authorities say 52-year-old Eric Whitney Sr. was transported to ECU Beaufort where he succumbed to his injuries.

Police say this is an active investigation and anyone me with information is asked to contact the Washington Police Department at 252-946-1444 or Beaufort County Crimestoppers at 252-974-6400 or at http://www.p3tips.com/195.

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