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Man, 31, killed in Fayetteville homicide

Posted August 30, 2014 5:55 p.m. EDT
Updated August 31, 2014 12:24 p.m. EDT

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— A 31-year-old man was killed early Saturday in a shooting on Ireland Drive in Fayetteville, the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office said. 

Officers responding to the home at about 4:30 a.m. found Dekendric Graham suffering from a gunshot wound, authorities said. Graham was taken to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center, where he died.

According to authorities, Graham and another man were given a ride from Zero Degreez Nite Club to a home on Ireland Drive. Graham had gotten into an argument while at the club. 

According to a witness, as the two men stood outside of the home on Ireland Drive, two masked men rushed up to Graham and shot him with a .45 caliber handgun. The gunman and his accomplice left the scene in a dark colored car. 

Anyone with information about the crime should call the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office at 910-323-1500.