ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. – Police are investigating after a man was shot Saturday evening.
Around 7 p.m., officials were made aware of a victim who had been shot in the 900 block of Hunter Street.
Officers arrived on scene and located a black male suffering from a gunshot wound.
The victim was taken to a local hospital by Emergency Medical Services but died from his injuries. The victim has been identified as 40-year-old Eric Eugene Johnson Sr.
Police said 38-year-old Curtis Donnell Brinkley was arrested and charged with murder after a tip lead to a traffic stop on Monday.
If anyone has any information that could help police, contact the department at (252) 335-4321 or the Elizabeth City Crime Line at (252) 335-5555.
There are no further details at this time.