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Police identify victim, make arrest in Fayetteville homicide

Posted April 9, 2016 10:03 p.m. EDT

Anthony Antonio Davis, left, and Renee Nicole David, right.

— Authorities on Saturday arrested a suspect and identified the victim of a homicide in Fayetteville earlier in the day.

Devonte Dorsey Bryant, 22, of Dobbin Holmes Road, was shot and killed early Saturday morning, officials said. Fayetteville police officers responded to the report of the shooting on Hawthorne Road and West Drive at 12:45 a.m.

Detectives arrested and charged Anthony Antonio Davis, 31, of the 100 block of Mary Street, with first degree murder.

During the course of the investigation, detectives learned Davis has a known acquaintance, identified as Renee Nicole David, 31, of the 8000 block of Beaver Dam Road. She was arrested on outstanding warrants from Lee County for speeding, driving while license revoked and violation of court order.