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Detectives: 18-year-old killed in 'senseless murder'

Posted July 12, 2009 1:50 p.m. EDT
Updated July 12, 2009 5:03 p.m. EDT

— The Hoke County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of an 18-year-old man who was shot while in a moving vehicle early Sunday.

Rey David MiJangos, of Red Springs, was shot once while he was in a moving vehicle at Effie Jane and Blue Springs roads between 4 a.m. and 4:15 a.m.

"Hoke County detectives are investigating what they refer to a senseless murder," Sheriff Hubert A. Peterkin said.

A motive in the murder has not been determined, he said.

Anyone with information in the shooting should call the Hoke County Sheriff's Office at 910-875-5111.