Fayetteville police: Nephew fatally shoots uncle

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Mohammed Alradai was arrested and charged with murder (WTVD)

Authorities in Fayetteville are investigating a homicide after a man was found shot near a home in the Fairfield Farms subdivision in north Fayetteville Sunday morning.

Detectives identified the victim as Fahd Mjalli, 41, of Fayetteville. Police said he was the uncle of the suspect, 32-year-old Mohammed Alradai.

Alradai and Mjalli got into an argument outside the front of the house on 6500 block of Carswell Drive which led to Alradai fatally shooting Mjalli with a handgun, according to authorities.

The two men were also business partners.

Mjalli was taken to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center where he was pronounced dead from his injuries.

Alradai was charged with 1st degree murder in connection with the shooting. He was taken to the Cumberland County Detention Center under no bond.

Anyone with information regarding the homicide investigation is asked to contact Detective W. Lee with the Fayetteville Police Department at (910) 973-3638 or Crimestoppers at (910) 483-TIPS (8477). Crimestoppers information can also be submitted electronically, by visiting http://fay-nccrimestoppers.org and completing the anonymous online tip sheet or by text-a-tip on your mobile device by sending a message to 274637 (in the text box type "4Tip" followed by your message).

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