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1 dead in shooting on Slater Avenue


(Editor's note: This story has been updated with the name of the shooting victim.)

One man is dead after a shooting Tuesday night on Slater Avenue, the Fayetteville Police Department said.

Officers responded to a reported shooting on the 1800 block of Slater Avenue just after 9:30 p.m., the Police Department said in a release.

When officers arrived they found a man who had been shot. He was taken to an area hospital, where he died of his injuries, police said in a release. On Thursday, a Police Department news releases identified the victim as Damian R. Lee, 26.  

The shooting remains under investigation by members of the Police Department’s Homicide Unit.  

 Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact Detective M. Waters at 910-635-4978 or Crimestoppers at 910-483-TIPS (8477). 

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