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Fayetteville man shot while sitting on front porch

Posted September 11, 2014 7:59 p.m. EDT

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— One person was shot Thursday evening while sitting on the front porch of his home, Fayetteville police said.

The incident happened on the 100 block of Sherman Drive at about 7 p.m. Someone approached the man, produced a handgun, shot the man and fled in an unknown vehicle heading south on North Street, police said.

The man was taken to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center in serious condition.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Fayetteville police at 910-916-2764 or CrimeStoppers at 910-483-TIPS.