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Man killed in attempted robbery

Posted September 6, 2009 6:26 a.m. EDT
Updated September 7, 2009 8:27 a.m. EDT

— Fayetteville police said that a 31-year-old man was killed in an attempted robbery early Sunday.

Lonnie Junior Gregory died in the shooting outside the Rocky Top Bar, at 2000 Gillespie St., just before 4 a.m. Gregory was shot once in the chest, police said.

Officers said they had a suspect in mind. They did not release the name of the suspect and no one was in custody.