ELIZABETH CITY, NC -- Elizabeth City Police Wednesday identified two men shot to death on New Year's Day and said they'd made an arrest in one of the killings.
Police say the victims are Quintin Willisachual Epps, 21, and Jamiel Tyshaun Walker, 23, both of Elizabeth City.
Captain John Young said 24-year-old Gyrell Shavonta Lee is charged with murder in connection with Epps' death. No charges have been filed at this time in the murder of Walker.
Police found one victim with multiple gunshot wounds lying in the intersection of McMorrine and Shepard streets around 2:30 a.m. The victim died at the hospital.
Later in the day, officers were called when someone found a man dead behind a house at 500 Shepard Street.
According to Young, there had been an altercation between the victims and both were wounded.
Anyone with information in this case is asked to call Elizabeth City Police at 335-4321 or the Elizabeth City Crime Line at 335-5555.