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Man killed in shooting at Eden gas station identified; person of interest in custody

Piedmont Triad News

EDEN, N.C. (WGHP) — One person was killed, and a person of interest is in custody after a shooting at an Eden gas station, according to police.

On Friday morning, officers responded to a shooting at the Citgo on Washington Street.

Officers were able to take a person of interest into custody.

The victim has been identified as James Ray Watkins, 37, of Stoneville.

The person of interest’s name has not been released.

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