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Fayetteville police: Man charged in fatal shooting


Fayetteville police said they are looking for a man who has been charged in a fatal shooting that happened Saturday afternoon on Gordon Way.

Officers responded to reports of a shooting around 12:45 p.m. on the 2900 block of Gordon way.

They found 22-year-old Sierra Harper, who had been shot multiple times, the Fayetteville Police Department said in a release. She was taken to the hospital in critical condition and later died, police said.

Detectives have charged Jaylin Sadiq McLaughlin, 22, of the 3600 block of Pickerel Street, with first-degree murder and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, police said.

Police said they are trying to locate McLaughlin.

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

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