Man found dead after being shot multiple times, Fayetteville police say

Cumberland County News

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN)– A man was found dead after he was shot multiple times, Fayetteville police say.

Officers were dispatched to a report of a deceased person along the 3500 block of Doc Bennett Road around 7 a.m. Sunday.

According to police, the man was shot multiple times. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

This is the second deadly shooting that happened in Fayetteville on Sunday.

Detectives with the Fayetteville Police Department do not believe this homicide is related to a homicide that happened around 6:15 a.m. Sunday in the 500 block of School Street.

More information will be released as it becomes available, police said in a release.

Anyone with information regarding this homicide investigation is asked to contact Detective C. Crews at (910) 751-1046 or Crimestoppers at (910) 483-TIPS (8477).  Crimestoppers information can also be submitted electronically, by visiting and completing the anonymous online tip sheet, or by downloading the FREE “P3 Tips” app available for Apple devices in the Apple App Store and available for Android devices in Google Play.

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