BERTIE CO., N.C. (WVEC) -- The Sheriff's Office is investigating a homicide with help from the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation, Tuesday.

Emergency officials were called about shots fired near Cedar Landing Rd. in Windsor at 5:30 a.m.

When crews arrived on the scene they found the body of 50-year-old Bryan Okeffee in a vehicle parking in an open field.

The cause of death will be announced after an autopsy. This investigation is on-going.

If you have any information about this incident, call the Bertie County Sheriff's Office at (252) 794-5330.