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Chatham authorities investigate fatal shooting

Posted January 30

— Authorities said Monday that a Bennett man was found shot to death in his home Saturday night.

Deputies responding to a reported shooting at 2390 Fall Creek Church Road found the body of David Hicks, 37.

Investigators identified Steven Coates, 33, of 62 Lyn Brook Road in Siler City, as the shooter, but no charges have been filed in the case so far, authorities said.

Coates is cooperating with investigators and was interviewed along with other witnesses, authorities said.

No other details were released.


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