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Authorities investigate 2 shootings in Spring Lake

Posted September 20, 2016

— The Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after two people were shot Tuesday morning in Spring Lake.

Authorities responded to a call of shots fired off of Pine Tree Lane at 12:36 a.m. and, while en route, learned that two people had been shot.

Marcus Ellison found with a single gunshot wound to the led at 1240 Sherrie Circle. He was taken to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center for treatment.

Armedariz Oliver Evans, 34, was found with multiple gunshot wounds to his leg, arm and neck on the porch of a home at 117 Spring Avenue Extension. Evans was taken to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center where he underwent surgery to stop the bleeding in his leg.

Authorities said neither man was able to provide a suspect description or possible motive for the shooting.

Anybody with information is asked to call the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office at 910-323-1500 or Crime Stoppers at 910-483-8477.


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