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Fayetteville police identify victim in deadly shooting

Posted January 30, 2020 3:26 a.m. EST
Updated January 31, 2020 5:31 a.m. EST

— Fayetteville Police have identified a man who was found shot to death at Filter Plant Drive and Ames Street. Maurice Williams, 48, of Fayetteville, was found unresponsive in the roadway at about 12:25 a.m. on Thursday. Medical personnel pronounced Williams dead at the scene, according to Officer Jeremy Strickland with the Fayetteville Police Department.

Detectives are asking anyone with information to contact them. The Fayetteville/Cumberland County Crimestoppers program is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information that leads to an arrest.

Anyone with information regarding the homicide investigation is asked to contact Detective J. Littlejohn with the Fayetteville Police Department at (910) 818-3468 or Fayetteville/Cumberland County Crimestoppers at (910) 483-TIPS (8477).

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