Man arrested, charged with first-degree murder in connection to fatal shooting at Ahoskie Inn

Posted at 8:26 AM, May 15, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-18 17:43:47-04

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.