SBI & Bertie Co. Sheriff’s Office investigating man’s death

BERTIE COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) – An Eastern Carolina sheriff’s office is investigating a death after finding a man shot Wednesday night.

The Bertie County Sheriff’s Office says deputies found a 28-year-old man dead last night from an apparent gunshot wound.

The sheriff’s office says they were called around 10:21 p.m. to the 1500 block of Hexlena Road outside of Aulander for a person shot.

Family members say Dashawn Boone lived at the mobile home with his aunt and that he had just gotten home from work when he was shot in the front yard.

WITN is told more details will be released at a later time.

The sheriff’s office and the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation are investigating this homicide.