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Man fatally shot in Fayetteville

Posted November 2, 2007
Updated July 23, 2009

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— A man was fatally shot early Friday morning in Fayetteville, police said.

Authorities said they responded to a shooting call at 5456 Wichita Drive. When they arrived at around 12:44 a.m., they found Weldon D. Baker, 47, of Rowland, with a gunshot wound. He later died at the scene.

Investigators said Baker noticed two men in the area acting suspiciously. When Baker said something to them, police said, they shot him.

Anyone with any information about the case is asked to contact Fayetteville police at 910-433-1856 or Crime Stoppers at 910-483-8477.