Man found dead outside JMJ Wholesale in Fayetteville

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WTVD) -- Police officers are investigating after a man was found dead outside of a Fayetteville business Friday morning.

Officers were called to JMJ Wholesale on Cumberland Street around 1:30 a.m. after reports of a business alarm going off.

Upon arrival, they found a dead man, who has been identified as 23-year-old Linwood Johnson, Jr., outside the building.

Officers did not say how the man died; however, residents near the scene told ABC11's Ana Rivera that they heard several gunshots.

Police are calling his death suspicious.

The incident is being investigated as a homicide.
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