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Man shot during robbery attempt in Fayetteville

Posted January 19, 2010 6:15 a.m. EST

— A man was shot during an apparent robbery attempt on Kirkwood Drive near Cliffdale Road in Fayetteville Monday night, police said.

Officers responded to a shooting call around 9:30 p.m. at the location and found a man shot in the upper torso.

An initial investigation revealed he had been shot by at least three black men, according to Chief of Police Thomas Bergamine.

The suspects were seen driving away from the area in a dark-colored vehicle. Witnesses on the scene said the vehicle was last seen traveling on outbound Cliffdale Road.

The victim, whose name was not released, was transported to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center where his medical status was not known.