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Body of man with gunshot wound found on Fayetteville street

Codis Ezekiel Simmons, 29, had been shot, police said Saturday afternoon. Officials estimate the death occurred just after 2 p.m.

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FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — Police have identified the body of man found at Lamon and Ann streets around 3:45 a.m. Saturday.

Codis Ezekiel Simmons, 29, had been shot, police said Saturday afternoon. Investigators believe that Simmons died after 2 a.m.

Officers said they have opened a death investigation and have not labeled Simmons' death a homicide.

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