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Update: Man charged in fatal shooting on Poplar Drive


The Fayetteville Police Department has made an arrest in a fatal shooting that happened early Friday on Poplar Drive.

Damian Christopher Jones, 20, has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of Artis Lee Windsor, police said in a release Saturday. Jones is being held at the Cumberland County Detention Center. 

Windsor, 32, was found at approximately 1:44 a.m. Friday when officers responded to a home on the 2000 block of Poplar Drive in reference to a death investigation. 

When officers and emergency medical personnel arrived, they found Windsor unresponsive. He was pronounced dead at the scene, the Police Department said in a release.

The investigation revealed that Windsor was in a dispute with Jones, who was an acquaintance, the release said.

“During the dispute, Jones fired a weapon at Windsor striking and killing him.,’’ police said in the release. “This was not a random act and there is no threat to the public.’’  

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact Detective R. Vernon at 910-729-2525 or Crimestoppers at 910-483-TIPS (8477).

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