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Released: 6/29/2009 Who do I contact? Theresa Chance
Public Information Officer
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Fayetteville Police Department
UPDATE: Murchison Road Homic

The preliminary investigation into Saturday morning’s homicide at the Ya-Ya Food Mart has revealed the following:

20-year old Demetrius Deshawn Johnson, of 545 Hilliard Drive, was shot early Saturday morning, June 27th, 2009, while outside of the Ya-Ya Food Mart located on 3122 Murchison Road.  Johnson later died of his injuries at Cape Fear Valley Hospital.  A photograph of Johnson is attached to this release.


30-year old Waheed Abdo Abdulla, of 2770 Graham Road, was also shot and died at the scene.


There is no further information to be released at this time as the investigation is on-going.



Johnson, Demetrius


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