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One dead in Fayetteville shooting

One man was killed in a shooting in a Fayetteville apartment complex Thursday evening, hours after a homicide on the other side of town, police said.

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Samuel Milton Jr.
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — One of three men wounded Thursday night in a shooting in an apartment complex in Fayetteville has died, police said.

Fayetteville police on Friday identified the victim as Samuel Milton Jr., 22.

The shooting happened at about 7:30 p.m. at the complex at Aftonshire Drive and Tangora Lane, when an argument among three people escalated into gunfire, police said.

All three were armed and suffered gunshot wounds.

Officers responding to 911 calls found Milton, while two other victims – Kourtney Terrell Reed, 19, and Antoine Morrell Willis, 24, were dropped off at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center by an unidentified person.

Reed and Willis were in stable condition Friday afternoon. Authorities have not said whether either man faces any charges.


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