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Autopsy: Spring Lake man shot seven times

Posted July 2, 2012

— A Spring Lake man was shot seven times at an apartment complex in May, including one close-range shot to the face, an autopsy revealed Monday. 

Harnett County sheriff's deputies found Christopher Darrell Davis, 25, dead inside an apartment complex on Sweet Lane on May 23. Jamie Delano Benson was arrested at the scene and charged with first-degree murder in the shooting.

A possible motive has not been released and it wasn't clear whether the two men knew each other.

The autopsy found that Davis was shot in the chin at close range and suffered six additional gunshot wounds to his chest, back and arms.


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  • NCgirl87 Jul 3, 2012

    prayers to the family..

  • NCgirl87 Jul 3, 2012

    only takes one bullet to kill...this was done out of hatred..

  • tsquaring Jul 3, 2012

    Someone had a lot of rage.

  • halfpint1552 Jul 3, 2012

    overkill...time to warm up the chair