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One killed in Chatham County shooting

Posted March 26, 2015
Updated March 27, 2015

— One man was killed Thursday night after a shooting in Bear Creek, the Chatham County Sheriff's Office said.

Deputies found Raymond Cotton Jr., 35, of 79 Pinecrest Drive, dead next door at 95 Pinecrest Drive, authorities said.

Neighbors reported hearing multiple gunshots and saw a vehicle leaving the area immediately after the shots were fired, authorities said. Investigators don't have a description of the vehicle or the gunman.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the Chatham County Sheriff’s Office at 919-545-8150 or 919-545-8543 or the anonymous tip line at 919-542-6116.


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