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Fair employee from Connecticut killed in Lumberton

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LUMBERTON, N.C. (AP) -

A Connecticut man working at the Robeson County fair has been shot and killed in Lumberton.

Multiple media outlets reported that police said 53-year-old Edward M. Reiner of New Milford, Connecticut, was shot after a fight behind a convenience store across the street from the fair Monday night.

Reiner worked for Dreamland Amusements featured at the fair that is set to open later this week.

Police have not released a motive in the shooting.

They say Reiner was shot several times. He was pronounced dead at Southeastern Regional Medical Center.

No arrests have been reported.

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