One man is dead following an apparent shooting over the weekend, according to Vance County Sheriff Curtis Brame.
Deputies responded to the 1600 block of Stewart Avenue in the early-morning hours of Saturday, Jan. 28, where they located a male victim. There also was evidence that a shooting had taken place, Brame said in a press statement received at WIZS Friday.
The victim was pronounced dead at the scene by Vance County Emergency Medical Services.
The victim, who later identified as Brian Lamont Burton, was transported to the state Medical Examiner’s Office for an autopsy.
No other information about the circumstances of the incident was immediately available.
The SBI is assisting sheriff’s detectives as the investigation continues. Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact the Vance County Sheriff’s Office.