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Davidson Co. man shot in head, deputies search for answers

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DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — Deputies are asking for information in the shooting death of a 34-year-old man in the Reeds community of Davidson County.

According to the Lexington Dispatch, Frank Ryan Bailey died of a gunshot wound to the head in the 1200 block of Dykers Creek Road, and it has been ruled a homicide.

Sheriff’s deputies responded to Bailey’s apartment duplex about 6 p.m. Nov. 4, where they found Bailey dead inside.

It was reported that a neighbor who wished to remain anonymous said Bailey’s girlfriend, who lived with him, arrived that evening to find him dead in a chair in their apartment.

The Dispatch reported that Bailey’s mother said her son had a seizure disorder, a tumor on his brain and was very sick for years.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information concerning the incident is asked to call Sgt. Tony Yon of the DCSO at 242-2119 or Lexington area Crime Stoppers at 243-2400.

Read more: The Lexington Dispatch