Man dies after shooting in Lumberton, despite officer's efforts

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A 21-year-old man died Monday night after being shot in the chest, according to Major Anthony Thompson with the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office.

Thompson said Yhamer Alford, 21, was shot in the chest at a home on Quail Run Road in Lumberton.

A responding Lumberton police officer administered CPR to Alford at the scene. He was then transported by EMS to Southeastern Regional Health, where he died, according to Thompson.

Thompson added investigators interviewed witnesses at the scene to gather information to determine what happened, but no arrests have been made at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Robeson County Sheriff's Office at (910) 671-3100.

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