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Sanford man dies after drive-by, crash

Posted December 1, 2012

— A Sanford man was shot in the head Friday as he drove along North Horner Boulevard, police said. He then crashed his car into a building.

Timotheus Devon Dunbar, 28, died later at an area hospital.

Police were called to 1142 North Horner Blvd. just before midnight on the report of a car into a business, Central Carolina Security. There they found Dunbar.

Police said the shooter apparently drove by Dunbar headed the opposite way, fired and kept going. A passenger in Dunbar's car was unhurt.

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  • Sanford_27330 Dec 3, 2012

    @UNCG07Grad.. They dont spread GANGS are in SANFORD and surrounding little towns..

  • Sanford_27330 Dec 3, 2012

    Sad news, More gang violence in SANFORD..

    Outside Gangs now coming to sanford.. We gotta do more!!

  • UNCG07Grad Dec 3, 2012

    Can you follow up with more information? Was he targeted or was this random? This isn't a "bad" neighborhood... it is a very busy route through town and if it was random it could've been any of us. Very scary!