Goldsboro police investigating homicide

Published: Dec. 21, 2017 at 9:14 AM EST
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The Goldsboro Police Department is investigating a homicide they say occurred along North James Street.

Police say they were called to the 1100 block of North James St. shortly before midnight on Wednesday for a report of someone being shot.

When they arrived, officers found 30-year-old Eric Covington dead in the roadway. Officers say he had an apparent gunshot wound.

His death is being investigated as a homicide and anyone with information should contact Goldsboro Police or Wayne County Crime Stoppers at 919-735-2255.