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Fayetteville man charged in fatal shooting

Posted February 26, 2014

Derrick Paul Randle

— A Fayetteville man has been charged with shooting and killing a man at his home early Wednesday, authorities said.

Derrick Paul Randle, 32, of 5035 Doc Bennett Road, was charged with voluntary manslaughter.

Deputies responded to a report of gunfire at Randle’s home shortly before 5 a.m. When they arrived, Randle went outside, fell to the ground and surrendered.

He told investigators that his mother and Christopher Lloyd Williams were involved in an altercation and that he shot Williams trying to break it up.

Williams, 48, of Fayetteville, was taken to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center, where he died.

The shooting remains under investigation.

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  • 678devilish Feb 27, 2014

    Just why do these certain people take matters is their own hands and moments later have regrets. Most likely he will get life. He took a life that he should not have. Now he will have plenty of time for the rest of his life to think about his wrong doings.