Fuquay-Varina man killed in shooting

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FUQUAY-VARINA, N.C. (WNCN) – The Harnett County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that left a Fuquay-Varina man dead.

Around 11:15 p.m. Tuesday, deputies responded to a call in reference to a shooting.

The incident happened in the 400 block of Caley Drive in Fuquay-Varina. Deputies discovered the victim, Deonta Lamont Ellerbee, 28, of Fuquy-Varina.

Ellerbee was taken to WakeMed for his injuries but died a short time later, the sheriff’s office said.

A suspect has been identified in the case but no charges have been filed at this time.

Authorities said the victim and suspect knew each other but not related to each other.

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