Deputies investigating deadly shooting in Tabor City; victim found in field

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TABOR CITY, NC (WWAY) — Deputies are investigating after a man was found shot in a Tabor City field earlier this week.

The Columbus County Sheriff’s Office responded around 8:30 p.m. to the 1000 block of Clyde Norris Road in Tabor City on Monday.

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Elbert Vereen, 20, of Chadbourn, was found shot in a field. He died from his injuries.

This is an ongoing investigation.

If you have any information, contact the sheriff’s office at (910) 642-6551 or Detective Paul Rockenbach at (910) 770-2145.