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Raeford man fatally shot at Hoke County club

Posted August 19, 2012 12:46 p.m. EDT
Updated August 19, 2012 12:47 p.m. EDT

— A Raeford man was shot in the head early Sunday at a club in Hoke County, Sheriff Hubert Peterkin said.

Officers were dispatched to McRae's, a private club at 2923 Doc Brown Road, around 1:30 a.m. to investigate a shooting.

Royal Terrance Wyatt Jr., 33, of 750 Gatlin Farm Road, was found dead inside from a gunshot wound to the head with what appeared to be a 9mm handgun, Peterkin said.

Detectives determined that Wyatt had been assaulted by several people before the shooting.

No arrests have been made and the shooting is still under investigation.