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Fight at Fayetteville Hardee's Ends in Shooting

Posted April 9, 2008 9:00 a.m. EDT
Updated April 9, 2008 9:33 a.m. EDT

— Police arrested a Fayetteville man Tuesday after he allegedly shot a man inside a Hardee’s at 5708 Yadkin Road.

Donte J. Lucas, 20, of 6603 Abbey Lane, was charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury.

Lucas got into a physical fight with Larry D. Smith, 54, at about 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, police said.

Lucas allegedly brought out a gun and shot Smith several times before leaving the restaurant. Officers later arrested Lucas.

Smith was taken to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center and was expected to survive.