New Bern Police have identified the man found dead yesterday morning on First Avenue. They say 56 year old Robert Carol Pugh was shot down and left in the street.
Officers responded to a call of shots fired around 3:30 Saturday morning on First Avenue near Bay Street. They found Pugh lying in the street. Police say they interviewed witnesses and discovered Pugh had been at the Five Points Food Mart before the shooting.
Anyone with information is asked to call New Bern Police at (252) 633-2020.