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Man found shot to death outside Carthage house

Posted November 13, 2020 2:55 p.m. EST

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— A Southern Pines man was found shot to death outside a Carthage home early Friday, authorities said.

Moore County deputies found the body of 32-year-old Earl Jones Wright Jr. lying near the house at 150 Merritt Drive when they responded to a reported shooting there.

Authorities didn't release information regarding a possible suspect in the case or a motive for the shooting.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the Crime Tip Line at 910-947-4444.

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