Kitty Hawk man faces second degree murder charge following deadly shooting

Shayne Michael Perry. [Dare County Sheriff’s Office]

A Kitty Hawk man is in custody following the fatal shooting of another man on Sunday evening.

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On August 14, 2022, at approximately 11:54pm, Dare County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 3000 Block of Martins Point Drive in Kitty Hawk, NC, for a report of a person with a gunshot wound.

When they arrived on scene they found William Bowlin, 60, with a gunshot wound to the chest. A suspect was located and taken into custody without incident.

Dare County EMS transported the victim to Outer Banks Hospital where he was pronounced deceased a short time later.

Shayne Michael Perry, 30, was arrested and charged with (F) 2nd Degree Murder. Perry is being held on a $750,000 secured bond. Nags Head, Kitty Hawk and Southern Shores Police Departments assisted along with Dare County EMS.

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