Person of interest identified in connection to deadly Hertford shooting

HERTFORD, N.C. (WAVY) — Police have identified a person of interest in connection to a man’s shooting death Monday.

Laquell Fletcher was found suffering from several gunshot wounds at an apartment on Wynne Fork Court. Officers were called to the scene at 11 p.m. Monday with a report that someone had been shot.

Fletcher was taken to Chowan Vidant Hospital, where he later died.

Police said Thursday the person of interest is incarcerated on unrelated charges. Their name is being withheld as police continue their investigation.

Other persons of interest have been identified as well. Investigators are working to track them down.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Hertford Police Department at 252-426-5587.

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