Officers were dispatched around 4:30 a.m. to the 400 Block of Merriman Street where Jason Lamont Gill, 44, was found deceased.
Joseph F. Parham, Jr. is charged with first degree murder and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
He received no bond pending his first appearance in court.
If anyone has information they are encouraged to contact the case agent, Detective A. Simmons, at 252-430-4234.
Copyright 2024 by Capitol Broadcasting Company. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.