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3 warrants issued in Fayetteville murder, kidnapping

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Kelly Eugene Elliot, 31, is charged with first degree murder, two counts of first degree kidnapping, and robbery with a dangerous weapon. Kelly Eugene Elliot, 31, is charged with first degree murder, two counts of first degree kidnapping, and robbery with a dangerous weapon.
Anthony Solomon Porter, 26, is charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon. Anthony Solomon Porter, 26, is charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon.
Eric Lamont Phillips, 31, is charged with drug possession and possession of a firearm. Eric Lamont Phillips, 31, is charged with drug possession and possession of a firearm.
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. -

Fayetteville Police announced they have issued warrants for three men believed responsible for a kidnapping and murder at a convenience store Sunday.

Two of the suspects are on the loose, the third was arrested yesterday at his home.

Kelly Eugene Elliot, 31, is believed to be the triggerman in the crime. He's charged with first degree murder, two counts of first degree kidnapping, and robbery with a dangerous weapon. He's also believed to be the man seen in surveillance video at the crime scene.

Also being sought is Anthony Solomon Porter, 26. He's charged with two counts of robbery with a dangerous weapon in a warrants issued in Raleigh.

Eric Lamont Phillips, 31, was arrested at his home yesterday on charges of drug possession and possession of a firearm by a felon.

The three Fayetteville men are accused of kidnapping Errol Williams, 27, of Rockingham from the parking lot of a convenience store at Bragg Boulevard and Shaw Road around 4:45 a.m. Police say they forced him to drive about a mile away where they shot and killed him. 

"I think Mr. Williams was at the wrong place at the wrong time," explained Police Chief Harold Medlock. "That he simply went to the convenience store to get directions."

In announcing the warrants at a news conference Wednesday, Chief Medlock said Elliot and Porter are considered armed and dangerous. He said he fears for the safety of the public and his police officers.

"We believe that they really are armed and dangerous - that they have no concern for the care and welfare of other folks," Medlock said.

Medlock said police are investigating the possibility that the men were involved in an incident early Friday where a man was shot to death outside Chief's 25 Plus nightclub on Rowan Street. In that case, police say a shootout erupted when victims of an attempted armed robbery pulled out their own guns and opened fire.

Derrick Morrisey, 37, of Raeford, who was walking a woman to her car, was hit and killed by a stray bullet, according to police. 

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