NC Police Shoot Man Suspected In 3 Deaths

Three people have been killed following a violent break-in at a Fayetteville residence, and police say the suspect has been shot and wounded.

Sgt. Gary Womble says police were called to a home Saturday morning after a report of a break-in. They found two people dead inside and three others wounded.

One of the wounded later died after being taken to a nearby hospital.

Womble says police chased the suspect first in his car and then on foot before shooting and wounding him. He's been taken to a hospital. Information on his condition was not immediately available Saturday.

Police say they'll release the names of the people involved once family members have been notified.

The State Bureau of Investigation, which handles all cases involving police shootings, has been called in.


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  • by 40some on Nov 26, 2011 at 07:21 PM
    What! Noone has come here to cry police brutality yet and spout off about the pigs? Too bad we have to worry about the suspect who killed three people.
  • by ralphie Location: ahoskie on Nov 26, 2011 at 06:42 PM
    The bad guy is wounded and taken to a hospital (for the taxpayers to pay for) OFFICERS: NEXT TWENTY DAYS OFF: GO TO THE RANGE
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      by Marshall Dillon on Nov 27, 2011 at 03:23 AM in reply to ralphie
      Matt use to get 'em with one shot.
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      by ncyankee on Nov 27, 2011 at 07:19 AM in reply to ralphie
      very good. my thoughts exactly, next time (hopefullY this wont happen again)maybe they will shoot the robber and be done with it..too much of tax payers money being spent on this kind of trash..
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