Man dead in Garner stabbing, person in custody

The InTown Suites on Sunday evening in Garner. Photo by Colton West/CBS North Carolina

GARNER, N.C. (WNCN) — A man was stabbed to death in Garner on Sunday evening, police said.

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The incident was reported at 6:45 p.m. at the InTown Suites at 1491 U.S. Highway 70.


One person is in custody after the deadly stabbing, according to Garner police.

Derrick Fernandza Shaw, 49, of Garner was transported to Wake Med where he died from his injuries, police said.

Police said that Shaw was living at the InTown Suites.

“We’re just in the early stages of this so we don’t have a motive, we don’t have a reason, we don’t have any of that stuff. So we are really working diligently to make sure we are doing everything like we are supposed to and we do a good thorough investigation,” said Garner Police Capt. Joe Binns.

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