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Man pleads guilty to murder


COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WWAY)-- A man Chadbourn police say is a known gang member has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder.

Dehundra Spearman killed Rasheed Cherry last August. Tuesday, Judge James Ammons sentenced Spearman to between 12 and 15 years behind bars.

Investigators say in the weeks leading up to the murder, Cherry and Spearman exchanged fire multiple times, reportedly over a girl.

Police say both Cherry and Spearman were known members of the local gang Zone 6.

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