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1 Shot Dead Outside Fayetteville Rec Center

Posted April 25, 2007
Updated April 26, 2007

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— Fayetteville police are investigating a fatal shooting that happened outside a recreation center parking lot early Wednesday evening.

Gerard Garland, 25, of Fayetteville, was shot in the head in the parking lot of the Arthur D. Smith Recreation Center, which is part of J.W. Seabrook Park, authorities said.

Eddie O. Pew, 22, of 1907 Newark Ave., has been charged with second-degree murder and assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill in connection with the shooting.

Police said the two men were apparently involved in an altercation at the time of the shooting.

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  • 1 friend Apr 27, 2007

    R.I.P. Pac-man!!! U will b surely missed!!

  • Harrison Bergeron Apr 26, 2007

    "Police said the two men were apparently involved in an altercation at the time of the shooting."

    Really.

  • gi jane Apr 26, 2007

    Senseless violence yet once again claims 2 peoples lives. One is dead. The other will go to prison. Geeez.