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MANTEO, NC - A man is charged with murder following an early morning shooting outside his Dare County home.

Deputies responded to shots being fired on Fernando Street, Roanoke Island, around 1:00 a.m.

Sheriff's Office spokesman Steve Hoggard said 26-year-old Steven Craig Stewart Jr. lived close to the suspect, 48-year-old Edgar Govan.

The shooting happened near the carport at Govan's home, Hoggard told WVEC.com.

Govan is charged with murder.

His bond was set Friday at $300,000. He's is due in court August 1.

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