Police investigating murder in Fayetteville

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Fayetteville police are investigating a murder (WTVD)

Fayetteville police said a man was shot and killed on Sunday night.

Police responded to the 3030 block of Enterprise Avenue around 8 p.m. because of a report of shots fired. When they got there, they found 36-year-old Desmond Deron Smith near the woods behind an apartment building.


Officers tried to revive Smith until paramedics arrived. He was taken to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

Anyone with information concerning the homicide is asked to contact Detective J. Littlejohn with the Fayetteville Police Department at (910) 818-3468 or Crimestoppers at (910) 483-TIPS (8477).

Crimestoppers information can also be submitted by visiting http://www.fay-nccrimestoppers.org/send_a_tip.aspx 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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