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Interim chief: Aggressive driving played role in fatal shooting


SPRING LAKE — Aggressive driving played a role in a weekend shooting that left a Fayetteville man dead, interim Spring Lake Police Chief Dysoaneik Spellman said.

Officers responded to a shooting on the 1900 block of North Bragg Boulevard at 5:15 p.m. Saturday, Spellman said in a release Monday.

They found Alexander Gerome Williams, 31, of the 600 block of Brittany Place, in the roadway next to a vehicle. He had been shot and was pronounced dead at the scene, the release said.

“Aggressive driving played a role in the shooting,’’ the release said.

The investigation is continuing.

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact the Spring Lake Police Department at 910-436-0350 or Fayetteville/Cumberland CrimeStoppers at 910-483- TIPS (8477).

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