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Fayetteville police investigate fatal shooting

Posted May 22, 2009 12:16 p.m. EDT

— Police on Friday were investigating a Thursday night shooting death on Southern Avenue.

Officers responded to a reported shooting at about 7:30 p.m. Thursday on the 2000 block of Southern Avenue and found Jeffrey Maynard Koonce with a gunshot wound, police said.

Koonce, 41, of Cumberland Road, was pronounced dead at Cape Fear Valley Hospital about three hours later, police said.

No details of a motive for the shooting or possible suspects were released.