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Man found shot to death outside vehicle in Statesville

A 40-year-old man was found shot to death near a vehicle in Statesville Tuesday morning, police said.

STATESVILLE, N.C. — A 40-year-old man was shot and killed in Statesville early Tuesday, police said. 

Statesville police were called to a reported shooting on Fifth Street, near the intersection of Garner Bagnal Boulevard and Wilson W. Lee Boulevard. When officers got to the area, they found a man who'd been shot near a car. 

The victim was identified as 40-year-old Breyon Tucker. He was pronounced dead at the scene. 

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Statesville detectives arrested 34-year-old Marcus Mack on Tuesday in connection with the shooting. He was charged with first-degree murder and armed robbery. Statesville police said the case remains under investigation and additional suspects and charges are pending. 

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