Gina V. Hawkins
Chief of Police
Media Contact: Lt. Gary Womble, Public Information Officer
Media Inquiries: (910) 916-2764
Date: March 24, 2019
(Fayetteville, NC) – On the early morning of Sunday, March 24, 2019, at approximately 1:34 am, officers with the Fayetteville Police Department responded to the 100 block of Drake Street in reference to numerous shots fired calls in that area.
Officers arrived in the area and located a male victim inside a vehicle with an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was pronounced deceased on the scene. The name of the victim is currently being withheld pending next of kin notification.
Detectives with the Fayetteville Police Department’s Homicide Unit are on scene and actively investigating.
Fayetteville / Cumberland County Crimestoppers is offering a cash reward for information submitted to Crimestoppers that leads to an arrest.
Additional information will be released as it becomes available.
Anyone with information regarding the homicide investigation is asked to contact Detective J. Arnold with the Homicide Unit at (910) 824-9539 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.