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Man in critical condition after west Fayetteville shooting

Posted January 10, 2015
Updated January 11, 2015

— A 21-year-old man was seriously injured Saturday afternoon in a shooting in west Fayetteville, police said.

Officers responded to the 300 block of Longhorn Drive, in the Foxfire subdivision, at about 12:40 p.m.

Investigators said Zachary Juan Carter was shot following a disturbance near the intersection of Wichita and Longhorn drives. The man ran a short distance before collapsing. He was taken to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center, then transported to UNC Hospitals, where he was last listed in serious condition.

Fayetteville police are seeking the public's help to learn more about the altercation and shooting. Investigators believe the shooting was not random.

Anyone who saw a silver vehicle fleeing the area should call the Fayetteville Police Department at 910-916-2764 or Crime Stoppers at 910-483-8477.


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