WPD investigating fatal weekend shooting

Published 10:16 am Monday, February 26, 2024

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On Saturday, Feb. 25 at approximately 6 p.m. officers received a report of shots fired with an injured person at E. 8th Street at Charlotte Street.
Upon arrival lifesaving measures were in progress by a bystander. The victim was transported to ECU Beaufort where he succumbed to his injuries.  The male victim has been identified as 52-year-old Eric Whitney Sr. of Washington, NC.
This is an active investigation. Anyone mewith information is asked to contact t the Washington Police Department  at 252-946-1444 or Beaufort County Crimestoppers at 252-974-6400 or at http://www.p3tips.com/195.