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Fayetteville Police Probing Two Murders

Posted January 2, 2000 6:00 a.m. EST

— Fayetteville police are investigating two murders.

Police say James Tisdale was killed in a drive-by shooting on West Orange Street. He died on the way to the hospital.

Police are looking for a gray 1987 Cadillac that was seen leaving the area. It was bearing the North Carolina license plate MSJ 1437.

A second murder was discovered late Monday night. Police were initially called out to a car accident at Fox Trot and Shaw Road shortly after 11:30 p.m.

When they arrived on the scene, they discovered a man in the car was dead. He has been identified as 19-year-old Corey Williams.

Investigators say Williams had been shot.

Anyone with any information on either murder is asked to contact the Fayetteville Police Department at 910-433-1529. -->