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Police searching for man linked to shooting near Fayetteville homeless shelter

Posted December 20, 2017 5:08 p.m. EST

— Fayetteville police on Wednesday identified Sylvester L. Davis Jr., 46, of the 100 block of Mary Street, as someone they want to talk to in connection with a shooting that wounded two men Monday evening.

Officers responding to the 500 block of Edwards Street, near the Operation In As Much shelter on Hillsboro Street, found two men with gunshot wounds.

Both men were taken to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries, authorities said.

Police did not say what led them to Davis, who also has an outstanding order for arrest for an unrelated incident.

Anybody with information about Davis’ whereabouts is asked to call Fayetteville police at 910-303-9554 or Crime Stoppers at 910-483-8477.