Police: Man dies after being shot in leg

71-year-old August Hosack

July 26, 2011 12:50:03 PM PDT
Fayetteville police say an elderly man who was found in a parked car Monday afternoon died from a gunshot wound to the leg.

Officers responded to a call about a suspicious vehicle around 4:50 p.m. Monday in the 500 block of Orlando Street. Upon arrival, they found the body of 71-year-old August Allen Hosack inside his 1994 dark blue Ford Taurus.

On Tuesday, a medical exam revealed that Hosack was shot once in the leg. His death is being investigated as a homicide.

Anyone who has information in relation to the murder of August Hosack is asked to call Detectives with the Fayetteville Police Department at (910) 549-7326 or CrimeStoppers (910) 483-TIPS (8477).

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