Masked Men Shoot, Kill Man in Home
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Masked men shot and killed an Aberdeen man at his Ashley Heights home at dusk Tuesday night.
A single gunshot killed Anthony Brewington, whose age is unknown, Hoke County Sheriff Hubert Peterkin said.
The Hoke County Sheriff's Office is investigating the slaying because the man's home -- though it has an Aberdeen address -- is across the county line.
"We have some leads we are following," Peterkin said.
Detectives are looking for two black men, one with dreadlocks, who left Brewington's home on Ashemont Road in a green Honda or Hyundai, Peterkin said.
The shooting occurred at 148 Ashemont Road at about 6:35 p.m. Brewington worked at Mac's Breakfast Anytime in Southern Pines, Peterkin said.
Deputies believe the two men entered through the front door.
"There was no forced entry," Peterkin said. "When they entered, they were wearing masks."
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