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Man arrested in Fayetteville liquor house shooting

Posted April 15, 2015

Izaak Eugene Bridges

— A 40-year-old Fayetteville man was charged Wednesday in connection with an April 5 homicide at a house used for illegal liquor sales.

Izaak Eugene Bridges, of 737 Sessoms St., was arrested during a traffic stop and charged with first-degree murder.

According to investigators, several people were shot April 5 during a party at 357 Dick St.

Ivery Montreat Elliott, 34, of the 6800 block of Marlowe Drive, was killed. Brandon Alexander Siermons, 22, of the 500 block of Spaulding Street, and Winfred Terell Lesane, 22, of the 1600 block of Gilmore Street, were wounded.

Bridges was being held without bond in the Cumberland County Detention Center.


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