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Suspect Shot During Undercover Operation

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FAYETTEVILLE — An undercover bust ended with apolice officer shooting a suspected drug dealer. It happened Monday nightin the Bonnie Doon community of Cumberland County.

Investigators say the county sheriff's department and Fayettevillepolice were working on an undercover deal, when a Fayetteville officershot Johnnie McMillian once in the leg. The officer says the suspect whowas trying to rob him.

The suspect's injuries are not life threatening. He was treated andreleased from a hospital.

McMillian was arrested along with two others.

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