Man shot during officer-involved shooting dies, Fayetteville police say

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FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WTVD) — A man accused of firing his gun at a Fayetteville police during a barricade situation Wednesday night has died.

On Saturday, the Fayetteville Police Department said 73-year-old Gary Lee Tierney Sr. died from his injuries after an altercation along the 1300 block of Pamalee Drive.

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According to release, officers tried to talk to Tierney, who had a gun and refused to come out of the home. Police department officials said Tierney would not obey commands and disregarded attempts to de-escalate the situation.

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