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Fayetteville woman shot, dog killed in home invasion

Posted July 10, 2011 8:19 a.m. EDT
Updated July 10, 2011 9:07 a.m. EDT

— Three men broke into a Fayetteville house early Sunday, shot a 23-year-old woman and killed a dog, police said.

The men forced their way into a home at 6498 Green Meadow Road around 2 a.m. and demanded that three residents hand over some property, police said. The men were wearing all dark clothing and bandannas over their faces.

They shot Lindsay Sherbet, injuring her, and shot and killed a dog, then fled, police said.

Sherbet was taken to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center, where hospital officials said she was in fair condition.

Anyone who saw people matching the description of the suspects leaving the area of Green Meadow and Strickland Bridge roads early Sunday was asked to call Fayetteville police at 910-433-1529 or Crime Stoppers at 910-483-8477.

Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for anonymous tips that solve cases.