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Homeowner shoots intruder in Fayetteville break-in

Posted March 13, 2015
Updated March 14, 2015

— A homeowner shot a man Friday evening who had broken into his Fayetteville home, authorities said.

Authorities said the homeowner, whose identity was not released, was home when a 27-year-old man forcibly broke into the residence on Mayview Street just before 5:15 p.m.

The homeowner shot the man as he entered the home, according to investigators. The suspect was take to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The homeowner was not injured in the shooting.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 910-916-2764.

The incident remains under investigation.


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  • Jennifer Mascia Mar 17, 2015
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    The homeowner was actually a criminal who should not have had a gun, and he was arrested. Story http://www.wral.com/homeowner-shoots-intruder-in-fayetteville-break-in/14514875/

  • George Costanza Mar 14, 2015
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    What... no comment on the race of the shooter and the perp ? hmmm

  • Dean Morron Mar 14, 2015
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    Good Guys ….. 1
    Bad Guys…….. 0

    Let's cheer for the Good Guys !!!!

  • Mike C Mar 13, 2015
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    Good enough.

  • Jimmy Jordan Mar 13, 2015
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    Good job. Liberals would want you to fake a heart attack in this situation. It's baffling logic.