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Two shot in Fayetteville home invasion

Posted October 13, 2016

— Two men were shot and a third was assaulted Wednesday night in a home invasion in Fayetteville, police said.

The crime happened at about 10 p.m. in the 300 block of Glen Allen Street, police said.

A teenager was working in the garage when two armed men dressed in black attacked him and held him at gunpoint, police said. The gunmen then forced the teen to enter the home, where they shot one man in the hip and another in the shoulder as they tried to escape. A fourth person in the house was able to escape unharmed, police said.

Both of the wounded men were taken to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.

Anyone with information about the crime is asked to call Detective M. Harter with the Fayetteville Police Department at 910-729-0143 or Crime Stoppers at 910-483-8477.


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