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Fayetteville man charged in hatchet attack

Posted August 17, 2015
Updated August 18, 2015

Ryan Damon Green

— A Fayetteville man accused of attacking his roommate with a hatchet surrendered to police Tuesday.

Ryan Damon Green, 33, was charged with attempted first-degree murder, assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury and assault on a female. He was being held in the Cumberland County jail under a $100,000 bond.

Devin Dillingham told police that Green attacked him Sunday morning in their home in the 7200 block of Ryan Street after Green assaulted a woman in the home. Dillingham suffered a laceration on his back and was listed in good condition Monday at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center, police said.


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  • Chris Hall Aug 18, 2015
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    Where is Rush Limbaugh’s outcry regarding this crime?

    What, that line only works when a person of color commits a crime?!? If this guy was black Mabel King would say "#black lives matter"

  • Ray Lee Smythe Aug 18, 2015
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    Perhaps too much bath salts and Assassin's Creed.

  • John Carroll Aug 17, 2015
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    Apparently, he had an ax to grind.