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Separate shootings leave two dead in Fayetteville

Posted March 18, 2010 10:01 a.m. EDT
Updated March 19, 2010 10:41 a.m. EDT

— One man was shot to death late Wednesday and a second was killed early Thursday in an unrelated shooting, Fayetteville police said.

Raheem Altrick Williams, 29, was found on Boxwood Lane with several gunshot wounds at about 11 p.m. Wednesday, police said. He was taken to Cape Fear Valley Hospital, where he died.

At about 5:30 a.m. Thursday, Laparis Lamon Whitfield, 34, and another man were shot at 5242 Murchison Road. Whitfield died, and the second man suffered a non-life-threatening wound, police said.

Police didn't release other details of either shooting, such as possible motives or suspects.

Anyone with information about either shooting is asked to call the Fayetteville Police Department's Homicide Investigation Unit at 910-433-1856 or Crime Stoppers at 910-483-TIPS (483-8477).