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19-year-old man arrested in Fayetteville double shooting, police say

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) - Two men were found shot Monday morning outside a Fayetteville bar, police said.

Just before 2 a.m., officers responded to the parking lot of All Stars Bar and Grill in the 1200 block of Bragg Boulevard in reference to a shooting.

Police arrived on scene to find 24-year-old Demonte Bethea and 26-year-old John Baker suffering from gunshot wounds. Both were transported to Cape Fear Medical Center, a release said.

Fayetteville police announced Monday afternoon 19-year-old Seth V. Delatorre has been arrested in connection with the shooting. He is charged with two counts of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury and two counts of attempted first-degree murder. 

Delatorre is being held at the Cumberland County Detention Center under a $1 million bond, the update said.

The shooting is under investigation.

Anyone with any information regarding the shooting is asked to contact Detective B.Pleze with the Fayetteville Police Department at (910) 676 -2396 or Crimestoppers at (910) 483-TIPS (8477).  Crimestoppers information can also be submitted electronically by visiting and completing the anonymous online tip sheet.

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