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Five shot at Southern Pines billiards bar

Posted October 27, 2013

— The Southern Pines Police Department is investigating a felony assault after five people were found shot in the parking lot of Leather Pockets Billiards in Southern Pines.

Officers responded to the bar, at 115 Turner St., at 1:40 a.m. Sunday after a uniformed officer on patrol in the area heard gunshots.

According to Leather Pockets Billiards' Facebook page, no employees were among the injured.

Further details were not immediately available.

Anyone with information about the crime is asked to contact the Southern Pines Police Department's Investigation Division at (910) 693-1481 or the crime tip line at 910-693-4110.

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