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'I did that, I did it.': 911 calls released after fatal domestic dispute in Fayetteville

Panic and confusion defined the last moments of Marshall Eugene Parks Jr.'s life, according to 911 call recordings released in the case this week. Parks, 32, was shot in his home in the 800 block of Danish Drive on June 19, according to a news release from the Fayetteville Police Department. Police said a domestic disturbance preceded the Father's Day shooting. He was pronounced dead at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center.  ...
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Man charged in fatal shooting of Fayetteville teen

A man has been arrested in South Carolina and charged in the May 13 shooting death of a Fayetteville teenager on Yadkin Road, the Fayetteville Police Department said. Lamon Isaiah Townsend, 21, has been charged with first-degree murder, the department said in a release. His address was not immediately available. Townsend was arrested Wednesday, June 29, in Bennettsville, South Carolina, by members of the U.S.Marshals Service Task Force.
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Woman dead after officer-involved shooting in North Carolina

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WGHP) — A woman died Friday after she was shot by a Fayetteville police officer after a lengthy standoff that ended when she struggled with officers over her gun, police said. Neither the woman nor the officers involved have been identified according to Assistant Fayetteville Police Chief James Nolette. The officers were placed […]
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Fayetteville police: Mother killed in officer-involved shooting

A woman who appeared to be "in crisis'' was killed Friday night in an officer-involved shooting on Colgate Drive, the Fayetteville Police Department said. Officers were dispatched just after 9:40 p.m. to a residence on the 2300 block of Colgate Drive in reference to an attempted break-in, Assistant Chief James Nolette said during a news conference early Saturday.
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Juvenile suffers multiple gunshot wounds

A juvenile suffered multiple gunshot wounds Friday just before midnight, according to Deputy Chief Charles Campbell of the Southern Pines Police Department. Police responded to the emergency room at Moore Regional Hospital for a report of a gunshot victim. “Upon the officer’s arrival, they met and spoke with a juvenile...
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Police in North Carolina fatally shoot armed woman

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina fatally shot a woman after an unsuccessful de-escalation attempt and struggle over a weapon, authorities said Saturday. The incident began when Fayetteville police officers were called Friday night to a home for a reported attempted break-in, the Fayetteville Observer reported. Assistant Fayetteville Police Chief James Nolette said a […]
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SCAM ALERT: Don’t fall victim to t-shirt scam, Cary police warn

CARY, N.C. (WNCN) — Cary police are warning the community of a recent scam targeting the town. They say a scammer is texting people and pretending to be the Cary Police Department. The text contains a link that hackers claim will give you $10 off a police department t-shirt.
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National company adds 2 Fayetteville apartment communities to its portfolio

An owner of apartment communities in 19 states has purchased two more in Fayetteville with plans to make $7 million in improvements to the properties. Morgan Properties, regarded as one of the nation’s top three multifamily housing companies, has acquired Westlake at Morganton and The Preserve at Grande Oaks, which have a total of 642 units, according to a news release.
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