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Police say teen found in Lumberton was shot to death

LUMBERTON, NC (WBTW) - The Lumberton Police Department is investigating a homicide after someone found a teen lying in the road early Saturday morning. 

According to Captain Terry Parker, officers were flagged down around 2 a.m. by someone who said they found a man lying on Roberts Ave. near McPhail Rd.

The victim was identified as 17-year-old Keithan Khalil Lynch, of Lumberton. Investigators believe Lynch was shot. He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. 

Investigators are still waiting on when and where an autopsy will be performed, according to Capt. Parker.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detectives Yvette Pitts or Charles Keenum at the Lumberton Police Department at 910-671-3845.

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