FAYETTEVILLE POLICE INVESTIGATE AGGRAVATED BURGLARY

11/29/2011

Fayetteville Police Chief Greg Tabor announced today the Fayetteville Police Department is investigating an Aggravated Residential Burglary at 232 North Olive Street.

            On Monday, November 29, 2011, at approximately 9:19 P.M., Fayetteville police officers responded to 232 North Olive Street for a report of a burglary.   Three black males armed with handguns broke into the house and confronted homeowners.   A struggle followed and two men were shot, one of which was a resident of 232 North Olive Street.   The second man shot was one of the suspects, and he was transported to WRMC where he was later pronounced dead.   The two remaining suspects fled the residence and have not yet been identified. 

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Fayetteville Police Department at 479-587-3555.

This investigation continues and further information will be released when it is available.   

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