AHOSKIE, N.C. - A man has died after a shooting took place at the Ahoskie Inn.
On Saturday, at 12:35 am, officers with Ahoskie Police Department responded to the Ahoskie Inn for a person that had been shot. When they arrived they found a man who was suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.
The man, 25-year-old Dequan Perry, was taken to Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
On May 18, 2022, at 2:55 pm, 30-year-old Ahoskie man Clarence Andre Tann Jr. was arrested and charged with first-degree murder in connection to Perry's death.
Tann is currently held in the Hertford County Jail without bond and will have his first court appearance on May 20, 2022, at 9 a.m. in Hertford County District Court.