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Police investigating fatal shooting in Dunn

December 19, 2018
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The Dunn Police Department is investigating a homicide after two men were shot Tuesday night, one fatally.

Police say Octavius Holmes was found with multiple gunshot wounds in the driver’s seat of an SUV near Sawyer Circle.

Tavius Jackson was found inside 109 Sawyer Circle, having been shot in the lower abdomen.

Both men were transported to Betsy Johnson Memorial Hospital. Holmes died there.

Jackson was airlifted to a different hospital and was in critical condition Wednesday.

Police do not believe the shooting was random, although authorities do not know a motive.

Anyone with information can contact Dunn police at 910-892-2399 or 910-230-3529.

Dunn Crimestoppers is offering a up to $1,000 for information that leads to an arrest. It can be contacted at 910-892-2222.

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