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Fayetteville police investigating shootings

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Fayetteville police are investigating two shootings that occurred early Friday morning and left one man dead.

Police responded to the 5400 block of S. Sumac Circle at approximately 5:45 a.m. to investigate a dead unidentified male near the shoulder of the road. When officers arrived, they determined the man had sustained a gunshot wound.

Fayetteville police identified the victim as 20-year-old Xavier White.

The death is being investigated as a homicide.

Police are also looking into a shooting that took place on Martha Court at approximately 3:45 a.m. Officers arrived on scene and found a male subject suffering from a gunshot wound.

He was transported to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center and was pronounced dead later Friday.

Anyone with information concerning these investigations, is asked to call the Fayetteville Police Department at (910) 433-1856 or Crime Stoppers at (910) 483-TIPS (8477).   

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