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Juvenile arrested in Fayetteville shooting death

by Tom Sissom | January 14, 2022 at 1:54 p.m.
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FAYETTEVILLE -- Police say they have arrested a male juvenile in connection with the shooting death of a woman Thursday night.

According to information from the Police Department, a teen was been arrested in connection with manslaughter, tampering with physical evidence and being a minor in possession of a firearm.

Police said in a post on Facebook officers were called to 29 W. Village Lake Drive at 8:36 p.m. on Thursday on a report of a shooting. A 19-year-old woman was found in a parking lot at the scene with an apparent gunshot wound. The woman was unresponsive and officers immediately began life-saving efforts. The woman was taken to a local hospital where she was later pronounced dead.

Detectives determined that a homicide had occurred, according to the release. A suspect was identified and brought in for questioning. Police said they have arrested one male juvenile in connection with the investigation.

The investigation is continuing.


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