Two, including owner, killed at Fayetteville food mart
Police said two men, including the owner of Ya-Ya Food Mart, were killed during a disturbance outside the Murchison Road business early Saturday.Posted — Updated
The Fayetteville watch commander said that the owner of Ya-Ya Food Mart went outside to break up a disturbance around 1 a.m., and gunfire erupted.
Officers found the owner's body lying on the floor inside the business and a second man dead in the front passenger seat of a vehicle in front of the business. Police were not able to locate the driver.
Police had not made any arrests in the homicide investigation but said they had located a person of interest.
The victims' names were withheld, pending notification of next-of-kin.
“They’re real good people. They have reasonable prices. I never would have thought anything like this would have happen to them,” customer Joshua Bauman said.
Another victim, 16-year old Maurice LaQuan McLean of 2507 Slater St., was recovering from gunshot wounds he received in the shootout.
“I think it’s gonna put a lot of fear in the community,” Fayetteville resident Anthony Harris said.
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