UPDATE: Craven County deputies say man killed in ‘domestic altercation’

Published: Sep. 27, 2020 at 9:23 PM EDT|Updated: Sep. 28, 2020 at 3:26 PM EDT
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CRAVEN COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - Deputies say that a domestic altercation led to a fatal shooting over the weekend.

The Craven County Sheriff’s Office says that deputies were called around 1 a.m. Sunday to 110 Sierra Drive for a shooting.

Once on scene, deputies say they found the body of 30-year-old Alphonso Cuomo, III.

Officials say the man died from a gunshot wound.

An autopsy is planned for Tuesday.

The preliminary investigation shows that the shooting happened during a domestic altercation, officials say.

The investigation is ongoing and the results will be given to the district attorney’s office for review.

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The Craven County Sheriff’s Office says a shooting happened at around 1 in the morning Sunday at a home on Sierra drive, off of Old Cherry Point road.

Deputies reporting to the scene found a man dead from gunshot wounds. They say this was not a random shooting and that the community is not in danger.

The Sheriff’s Office is continuing to investigate and will report what they find to the District Attorney’s Office.

They know who the man is but are waiting to report that until his family is notified.

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