Shortly after midnight, police were called to the 1100 block of Alpha Drive about shots being fired.
When officers arrived, they found an unidentified man's body lying near a home.
Authorities said an investigation revealed that the man was shot during an altercation at another nearby home.
Further details have not been released at this time.
Anyone with information concerning the investigation is asked to call Detective P. Orellano with the Fayetteville Police Department at (910) 988-6543 or Crime Stoppers at (910) 483-TIPS (8477).