Shooter sought

Published 7:33 pm Friday, November 1, 2019

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AHOSKIE – An Ahoskie man is wanted for a shooting incident near here on Oct. 25 that left a victim seriously injured.

Arrest warrants have been issued for 28-year-old Quayshaun Howington. He stands changed attempted murder, discharging a weapon into occupied property with serious bodily injury, assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill/inflicting serious injury, possession of firearm by felon, and going armed to the terror of the people.

Quayshaun Howington

Hertford County Sheriff Dexter Hayes reported that the shooting occurred around 6 p.m. on Oct. 25 at a residence located on US 13 South.

“A person inside the residence was shot, but he was able to call 9-1-1 to report the shooting,” Hayes said.

The Sheriff added there were two other individuals at the residence at the time of the shooting, but neither was injured.

Those with information on the whereabouts of Howington are encouraged to contact the Hertford County Sheriff’s Office at 252-358-7800. The identity of the callers is kept confidential.

HCSO Investigator Johnny Joyner is leading the investigation.

About Cal Bryant

Cal Bryant, a 40-year veteran of the newspaper industry, serves as the Editor at Roanoke-Chowan Publications, publishers of the Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald, Gates County Index, and Front Porch Living magazine.

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