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Homicide Investigation

Post Date:05/15/2018 9:33 AM

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Gina V. Hawkins

Chief of Police

Release: IMMEDIATE    

Contact: Lt.G.Womble , Public Information Officer

Date: May 15, 2018                         

Phone: (910) 916-2764



Homicide Investigation


(Fayetteville, NC) – On Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at approximately 1:26 am, officers with the Fayetteville Police Department responded to the 6000 block of Willowbrook Drive in reference to a report of a shooting.

The preliminary investigation revealed that inside a residence in that area two subjects were located suffering from gunshot wounds. Both the male and female victims were transported to the Cape Fear Valley Medical Center where the male victim was reported as deceased.  The female is currently in critical condition.

The names of the victims are currently being withheld pending next of kin notifications.

Fayetteville Police Department Lieutenant Womble, one of the department’s Public Information Officers, is currently en route to the scene for any media inquiries.

Detectives with the Fayetteville Police Department’s Homicide Unit are currently investigating the homicide and request anyone with information contact them.

Additional information will be released as it becomes available.

Anyone with information regarding the homicide investigation is asked to contact Detective J.T. Hall at (910)-729-2934 or Crimestoppers at (910) 483-TIPS (8477).  Crimestoppers information can also be submitted electronically, by visiting and completing the anonymous online tip sheet, or by downloading the FREE “P3 Tips” app available for Apple devices in the Apple App Store and available for Android devices in Google Play.

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