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Washington man dies after shooting on Clarks Neck Road

On Feb. 11, a Washington resident was shot while driving on Clarks Neck Road and died from his injuries after being transported to Vidant Beaufort Hospital.

Pitt County deputies responded to a report of a person with a gunshot wound at approximately 8:23 p.m. Upon arriving at the scene, deputies learned that the victim had been transported to Vidant Beaufort Hospital by a third party. The victim, identified as Stephon Smith, 28, had been shot while driving on Clarks Neck Road in Washington. Smith died during surgery on Feb. 12. 

If you have any information about this crime, contact Detective Marcia Perkins at 252-902-2130. You can also submit an anonymous tip with Pitt-Greenville Crime Stoppers by calling 252-758-7777 or going online to crimestopper.org. If your tip leads to an arrest, you may receive a cash reward.