Man shot in Fayetteville home robbery after card game

The Fayetteville Police Department says a man was shot during an early-morning robbery at a home Tuesday.

It happened just after 6:30 a.m. in the 1900 block of Blake Street.

Investigators said there had been a card game in the home and after it wrapped up someone came in and shot a resident in the leg while robbing the place.

The victim ran to a nearby home to get help and is listed in good condition at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Sergeant M. Ballard with the Fayetteville Police Department at (910) 549-7326 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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