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Man charged in October fatal shooting


The Fayetteville Police Department has made an arrest in a fatal shooting that happened Oct. 18 on Slater Avenue.

Tyreese Robinson, 30, was arrested Friday in the area of Summerwind Drive, the Police Department said in a release. He is being charged with first-degree murder in the death of 26-year-old Damian R. Lee, police said. He is being held at the Cumberland County Detention Center without bond.  

 Police have said the shooting was not a random incident and that Robinson and Lee were known to each other. 

Officers responded to a reported shooting on the 1800 block of Slater Avenue around 9:30 p.m. on Oct. 18.

They found Lee with a gunshot wound. He was taken to an area hospital, where he died, police have said. 

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