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Driver with gunshot wound dies after crashing car into home

Posted February 18
Updated February 19

— A man who drove into a Fayetteville home on Saturday has died from gunshot wounds.

Fayetteville police said officers responded to a report of a single vehicle crash at about 9:10 p.m. and found that a vehicle crossed over Strickland Bridge Road near Applecross Avenue and crashed into a home at 1082 Strickland Bridge Road.

The driver of the vehicle, 26-year-old Rakeem McGoogan, was taken to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center, where it was determined that he had been shot.

McGoogan died as a result of his injuries. The occupants of the home were not injured.

Anybody with information is asked to call Fayetteville police at 910-433-1856 or Crime Stoppers at 910-483-8477.


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