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1 dead after gunfire erupts at Fayetteville house party

Posted April 5, 2015 8:00 a.m. EDT
Updated April 5, 2015 10:20 a.m. EDT

A person is dead after gunfire erupted at a house party early Sunday in Fayetteville, police said.

— A person is dead after gunfire erupted early Sunday during a party at house used for illegal liquor sales, Fayetteville police said.

Investigators said several people were at the party at 357 Dick St. when shots were fired shortly after 5 a.m. Three people were struck, and one received fatal injuries.

The two others were taken to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center, where they were in serious condition, police said.

The names of those shot were not immediately released.

Police said the home was being used as a "shot house" where alcoholic beverages are sold at all hours.

Detectives ask anyone with information about the crimes to contact them at 910-549-7326 or at Crime Stoppers at 910-483-8477. Crime Stoppers pays cash for anonymous tips that lead to arrests.