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Man shot by backseat passenger in Fayetteville

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FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. -

A man was shot by a passenger in his vehicle Friday while in the parking lot of Royal Cigars and Tobacco in Fayetteville.

Police said Miguel Yusuf, 24, was shot by someone sitting the backseat of his vehicle while it was parked at Royal Cigars and Tobacco at 508 McCarthur Road around 5:30 p.m. The suspect got out of Yusuf's vehicle and left the scene in another vehicle parked at a nearby business, police said.

Yusuf was sent to to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center for treatment of non-life threatening injuries, police said.

Fayetteville police said the incident was not a random crime and is under investigation.

Anyone with information concerning the shooting, is asked to contact detectives with the Fayetteville Police Department at (910) 433-1856 or Crimestoppers at (910) 483-TIPS (8477). You can also submit information to Crimestoppers by visiting http://fay-nccrimestoppers.org and completing the anonymous online tip sheet or by text-a-tip on your mobile device by sending a message to 274637 (in the text box type “4Tip” followed by your message).

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