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Ex, current boyfriends shot outside Fayetteville apartment

Posted February 19, 2021 4:40 a.m. EST
Updated February 19, 2021 5:50 a.m. EST

— Two men were injured early Friday morning when shots were fired outside a Fayetteville apartment.

Around 1:15 a.m., officers from the Fayetteville Police Department responded to domestic disturbance and shooting at an apartment on Tryon Drive.

According to police, someone's ex-boyfriend shot into an apartment through the front door then kicked the door in to come inside. The current boyfriend, who was inside the apartment, grabbed his own gun and the two left the apartment and began shooting at each other in the parking lot of the apartment complex.

Police said one of the men suffered a non-life threatening gunshot wound to the shoulder area, and the other man received a possible life-threatening gunshot wound in his chest. Both men were transported to the hospital.

An investigation is underway.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Frashure at 910-303-8967 or Crime Stoppers at 910-483-TIPS (8477).

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