One killed in Monday night shooting at Whiteville apartment complex, police say

Published: Oct. 25, 2021 at 11:17 PM EDT|Updated: Oct. 26, 2021 at 12:29 PM EDT
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WHITEVILLE, N.C. (WECT) - The Whiteville Police Department is investigating a fatal shooting Monday night.

According to a news release, law enforcement responded to 704 Nolan Avenue at the Sandy Ridge Apartments around 9 p.m. after receiving reports of shots fired.

When officers arrived, they were informed that the victim, identified as Tony Jayshawn Baker, had been taken to a nearby hospital by a private vehicle and eventually airlifted to New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

Baker would later die from his injuries, police say.

No other details were released.

If you have any information, contact the Whiteville Police Department at 910-642-5111.

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