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Police: Man fatally shot in Wayne County backyard

Posted April 24

— One man died Sunday after a shooting at a home in Wayne County.

Around 9:30 p.m., deputies with the Wayne County Sheriff's Department responded to a home at 109 Arrowhead Road. They found 35-year-old David Demarlo Thompson, a resident of the home, lying in the backyard with gunshot wounds.

Officials said Thompson died on the way to the hospital.

The incident is under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office at 919-731-1480 or Wayne County Crime Stoppers at 919-735-2255.      

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