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Fourth man arrested in shooting death of 52-year-old Fayetteville man

Posted August 23

— A man wanted by police in connection with the shooting death of a 52-year-old Fayetteville man was arrested Wednesday evening.

Demetrius Hammonds, 25, of the 2200 block of Carbine Street was arrested in the Tiffany Pines area and charged with first-degree murder, robbery with a dangerous weapon and conspiracy to commit robbery.

The charges stem from the shooting death of Alton Fitzgerald Williams, who was found at a home in the 2800 block of Eldorado Road at about 8:10 a.m. Friday.

Solomon Broady, 21, of the 1900 block of Progress Street, Jermaine Florence, 18, of the 1900 block of Progress Street and Olander Sanders Jr., 16, of the 300 block of Diana Street were previously arrested and charged with first-degree murder, robbery with a dangerous weapon and conspiracy to commit robbery in connection with Williams’ death.

3 arrested, 1 sought in shooting death of 52-year-old Fayetteville man

Hammonds was being held without bond at the Cumberland County Detention Center on Wednesday night.

The investigation into Williams’ death remains active and anybody with information is asked to call Fayetteville police at 910-818-3468 or Crime Stoppers at 910-483-8477.

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  • Herman Shaw Aug 24, 7:12 a.m.
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    Black Lives Matter.