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Detectives: 18-year-old killed in 'senseless murder'

Posted July 12, 2009

— The Hoke County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of an 18-year-old man who was shot while in a moving vehicle early Sunday.

Rey David MiJangos, of Red Springs, was shot once while he was in a moving vehicle at Effie Jane and Blue Springs roads between 4 a.m. and 4:15 a.m.

"Hoke County detectives are investigating what they refer to a senseless murder," Sheriff Hubert A. Peterkin said.

A motive in the murder has not been determined, he said.

Anyone with information in the shooting should call the Hoke County Sheriff's Office at 910-875-5111.


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  • mrduright Jul 13, 2009

    All murders are senseless?!

  • kellyaustin96 Jul 13, 2009

    Rossfranco i thought the same thing, if this is a senseless murder does that mean we have sensible murders? Or than the murder of the context of this headline:)

  • BuglessDuster Jul 13, 2009

    If there's one thing our society needs it's more "sensible" murders. Right now the scales seem to be tipped on the side of "senseless" ones.