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Deputies arrest suspect in deadly early-morning shooting

Published On: Jul 26 2013 10:11:47 AM CDT   Updated On: Jul 26 2013 10:12:31 AM CDT
Edgar Govan

Deputies have arrested a suspect for the shooting death of another manĀ  in Dare County.

Edgar Govan, 48, of Manteo, is being held on a murder charge at the Dare County Detention Center.

According to Dare County deputies, Edgar shot a man on Fernando Street in Roanoke Island at about 1 a.m. Friday. The victim was taken to The Outer Banks Hospital, where he died, investigators said.

The identity of the victim will not be released until family members are notified, deputies said. There was no word on a motive for the deadly shooting.