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Detectives identify victim in Fayetteville restaurant shooting

Posted May 10
Updated May 11

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— A man was seriously injured Tuesday night after a shooting in the parking lot of Smoky Bones restaurant near the Cross Creek Mall in Fayetteville.

Fayetteville police said officers responded to the restaurant at 1891 Skibo Road at 7:12 p.m. and found Algeria Khalyid McNair, 21, of Fayetteville, who sustained gunshot wounds to his face, neck and knee. McNair was taken to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center with life-threatening injuries. He was undergoing surgery Tuesday night.

Dozens of officers, including Fayetteville Police Chief Harold Medlock, were on the scene and customers inside the restaurant were being escorted to their vehicles by police.

Witnesses on the scene said a revolver was spotted on the ground near a white car in the parking lot.

Police do not believe the incident was random.

Anybody with information is asked to call Fayetteville police at 910-303-9554 or Crime Stoppers at 910-483-8477.

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  • John Miller May 10, 8:47 p.m.
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    Where's the conservative clamor for more laws to protect people from gun violence?

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