Chatham County Sheriff's Office investigating a homicide

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Friday, March 27, 2015

BEAR CREEK, N.C. (WTVD) -- Investigators say a Bear Creek man was killed in a shooting Thursday night.

Chatham County Sheriff's deputies responded to Pinecrest Drive in Bear Creek around 11:00 p.m. and found 35-year-old Raymond Cotten Jr. had been shot. Cotten died as a result of his injuries.

Neighbors reported hearing multiple gunshots and an unknown vehicle was seen leaving the area after the shots were fired.

Investigators are treating the case as a homicide. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Chatham County Sheriff's Office by calling Investigator W Summers at (919) 545-8150, Investigator R Culberson at (919) 545-8543, or the Anonymous Tip Line at (919) 542-6116.

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