Gina V. Hawkins
Chief of Police
Contact: Officer A. Cannon, Public Information Officer
Date: September 24, 2018
Media Inquiries: (910) 433-1500 ext 2888
(Fayetteville, NC) – On Monday, September 24, 2018 at approximately 9:32 pm, officers with the Fayetteville Police Department responded to 6300 block of Raeford Road reference a report of a shooting.
Officers arrived in the area and located a crashed vehicle with a male victim and child inside near the intersection of Bingham Drive and McDougal Drive. The male victim suffered an apparent gunshot wound and was pronounced deceased on scene. The child was transported to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center and is currently listed in good condition. The name of the victims are currently being withheld pending next of kin notifications.
Fayetteville / Cumberland County Crimestoppers is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information submitted to Crimestoppers that leads to an arrest.
Detectives with the Fayetteville Police Department’s Homicide Unit are actively 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 W. Lee with the Fayetteville Police Department at (910) 973-3638 or Crimestoppers at (910) 483-TIPS (8477). Crimestoppers information can also be submitted electronically, by visiting http://fay-nccrimestoppers.org 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.