Fuquay teen killed in shooting
Posted June 24, 2015
Updated June 25, 2015
Fuquay-Varina, N.C. — An 18-year-old died early Wednesday after a shooting in Fuquay-Varina, authorities said.
Deonta Lamont Ellerbee was found shot at 450 Caley Drive at about 11:15 p.m. Tuesday, and he died at WakeMed in Raleigh, authorities said.
Harnett County Sheriff's Office investigators have identified a suspect in the case, but charges haven't yet been filed.
Authorities said Ellerbee and the suspect knew each other and that the suspect has claimed self-defense in the shooting, which remains under investigation.
No other details of the case have been released.