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Update: Fayetteville police ID shooting victim on Treetop Drive


The Fayetteville Police Department has identified a man who was shot to death Saturday night on Treetop Drive.

Around 10:35 p.m., officers responded to a report of gunshots on the 100 block of Treetop Drive.

Police said they found 18-year-old Lee Otis Evans Jr., who had been shot outside an apartment building. He was pronounced dead at the scene, the Police Department said in a release. He lived on the 2300 block of Lake Avenue.

Anyone who has information regarding this shooting is asked to contact Detective R. Vernon at 910-729-2525 or Crimestoppers at 910-483-TIPS (8477).

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