Elizabeth City Police searching for suspect in shooting that leads to stolen vehicle crash into home

Published: Dec. 5, 2020 at 9:19 AM EST
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ELIZABETH CITY POLICE, N.C. (WITN) - A shooting investigation leads to a suspect fleeing police in a stolen vehicle in Elizabeth City.

According to the Hertford Police Department, police were investigating a shooting on King Street on Dec. 4.

HPD tried to stop a red, four-door sedan in connection to that shooting.

Police say the juvenile driver refused to stop and drove to Pasquotank County.

Pasquotank County Sheriff’s deputies tried to stop the driver, but the driver lost control of the vehicle and crashed into a home on North Road Street.

Elizabeth City Police say they responded to that crash around 10 p.m.

Police say a man fled from the back seat of the sedan, while the other three were trapped inside.

The driver and two passengers were arrested and taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

Police say the sedan was reported stolen in Elizabeth City on Nov. 25.

Charges are pending in this investigation.

Hertford Police are asking for assistance with identifying and locating the man who fled the scene.

Elizabeth City Police urges anyone with information to contact the Elizabeth City Police Department at (252) 335-4321 or the Crime Line at (252) 335-5555.

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