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Woman dies after being shot in the head in Fayetteville

Posted September 19, 2021 11:51 p.m. EDT
Updated September 29, 2021 1:18 p.m. EDT

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— A woman died on Sunday after being shot in the head in Fayetteville.

Police were called for a report of a shooting to the 1100 block of Southern Avenue around 4:25 p.m.

When they arrived, police said they found Nicoda Melvin, 21, in critical condition inside a house.

She was taken to a local hospital for treatment, where she later died from her injuries.

Police did not release information about a suspect in the shooting.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call Detective R. Vernon at 910-729-2525 or Crime Stoppers at 910-483-8477.

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