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1 killed, another injured in shooting outside Fayetteville motel

Incident reported at Travelodge on Cedar Creek Road


One person was killed and another was injured in a shooting early Wednesday at a motel on Cedar Creek Road, according to the Fayetteville Police Department.

The shooting was reported at 3:15 a.m. Wednesday at the Travelodge motel at 2076 Cedar Creek Road, according to a police news release.

Officers found that two people had been shot in the parking lot. One victim was pronounced dead on the scene. The second was taken to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries, according to the release.

Their identities were withheld pending notification of family.  

The shootings are under investigation by the Police Department’s Homicide Unit, the release said.

Anyone with information about the shootings is asked to contact Detective M. Waters at 910-635-4978 or CrimeStoppers at 910-483-TIPS (8477). CrimeStoppers also takes information at http://fay-nccrimestoppers.org.  

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