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Two killed in separate Fayetteville shootings

Posted January 30, 2011

— Two people died in separate shootings overnight in Fayetteville, police said Sunday.

Michael Ray Staggs, 22, was found dead in his car parked outside Super Compare Foods in a strip mall at 155 Bonanza Drive around 8 p.m. Saturday, police said. He had been shot in the head, and the car was riddled with bullets.

Police are looking for a white man driving a burgundy Ford F-150 pick-up truck.

Police said a second man was killed in his apartment at 3385 Galleria Drive around 1:25 a.m. Sunday. Keith Lamont Cole, 30, had been shot in the chest.

No suspects have been identified.

Anyone with information on either shooting should call Crime Stoppers at 910-483-8477 or Fayetteville police at 910-433-1830. Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for anonymous tips leading to arrests in felony cases.


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