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Elizabeth City police investigating fatal shooting

Police say Daquan Mercer was fatally shot early Wednesday morning.
Published: Jun. 9, 2021 at 8:47 AM EDT
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ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (WITN) - Elizabeth City police are investigating a fatal shooting that happened early Wednesday morning.

Police say the shooting happened just after 1 a.m. near Herrington Road and B Street. Officers say they found Daquan Mercer, 21, laying in the grass unresponsive. He was pronounced dead once officers got there.

Police say this is an active investigation. If you have any information, call the police department at (252) 335-4321 or the Crime Line at (252) 355-5555.

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