Man charged with murder in Fayetteville 'shot house' shooting

Izaak Eugene Bridges (image courtesy Fayetteville Police Department)

The Fayetteville Police Department has arrested a man in a "shot house" shooting that left a man dead and three others wounded.

The shooting happened at a home on 300 block of Dick Street on April 5. Police said liquor was being illegally sold at the house at all hours of the day and night.

Ivery Elliot, 34, was found dead at the scene.

Now, 40-year-old Izaak Eugene Bridges is charged with first-degree murder in the case. He was being held without bond.

Police said the investigation remains open and more charges may be filed. Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective 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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