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Homicide Investigation

Post Date:10/06/2018 5:30 AM



Gina V. Hawkins

Chief of Police

Release: IMMEDIATE                    

Media Contact: Sgt. S. Strepay, Public Information Officer

Media Inquiries: (910) 433-1487 

Date: October 6, 2018                   



Homicide Investigation


(Fayetteville, NC) – On Saturday, October 6, 2018, at approximately 3:45 am, officers with the Fayetteville Police Department responded to 5600 block of McDougal Drive reference a report of a shooting.

Officers arrived in the area and located a male victim with an apparent gunshot wound. Officers summoned medical personnel to the scene and the victim was pronounced deceased on scene. The name of the victim is currently being withheld pending next of kin notification.

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 J. Littlejohn with the Fayetteville Police Department at (910) 818-3468 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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