Fayetteville State football player killed in Robeson County shooting, sheriff’s office says

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ST PAULS, N.C. (WNCN) – Authorities say a 19-year-old was killed in a shooting Thursday morning.

The Robeson County Sheriff’s Office responded to a reported shooting in the 800-block of North Alford Road just before 3 a.m., officials said.

The victim, identified as Marquiese Coleman of St. Pauls had already been transported to the hospital by private vehicle. He was pronounced deceased at the hospital.

The sheriff’s office is currently conducting interviews with people who may have information about the homicide.

Coleman was also a football player at Fayetteville State University.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office at (910) 671-3170 or (910) 671-3100.

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