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Arrest made after Roxboro man shot dead while celebrating birthday

September 28, 2018

Rodney Fuller is led to a police car after his Sept. 28, 2018, arrest. (Photo courtesy of Roxboro Police Department)

A man celebrating his 20th birthday was shot and killed in Roxboro on Thursday night, police said.

Police responded to a reported shooting shortly before 9 p.m. at 131 Cleveland Lane. When officers arrived, they found Demaira Williams dead from a single gunshot wound.

Rodney Fuller, 35, of 107-A Person Court in Roxboro, was arrested Friday afternoon at his home and charged with first-degree murder in the case. He was being held without bond in the Person County jail.

Police said a motive for the shooting remains unclear.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Roxboro Police Department at 336-599-8345 or on the police tip line at 336-322-6072.

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