Elizabeth City Police search for shooting suspect near ECSU campus

Darren Rountree

Darren Rountree

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. – Police are searching for Darren Rountree, who they say was involved in a shooting on Herrington Road near the Elizabeth City State University Campus.

The shooting occurred at 12:13 a.m. on Thursday morning. One person was reportedly injured.

Police say Rountree fled the scene before they arrived.

Rountree is described as 6’1″ tall, 215 lbs, with a close haircut and goatee. Rountree is considered armed and dangerous.

ECSU Police say the campus remains safe but are conducting extra security.