News & Crime of the Week

Robbery / Homicide Investigation

Post Date:05/23/2019 11:26 AM



Gina V. Hawkins

Chief of Police

Release: IMMEDIATE          

Media Contact: Lt.G.Womble, Public Information Officer

Media Inquiries: (910) 916-2764 

Date: May 22, 2019               



Robbery/Homicide Investigation


(Fayetteville, NC) – On Wednesday, May 22, 2019, at approximately 11:30 pm, officers with the Fayetteville Police Department were dispatched to the 1500 block of Clinton Road – Express Mart gas station. This was in reference to the report of a male subject inside the business suffering from a gunshot wound.

Officers arrived on scene and located the subject inside the business. The subject was confirmed as deceased on scene. The name of the victim is currently being withheld pending next of kin notification.

Detectives with the Fayetteville Police Department’s Homicide Unit arrived on scene and have assumed the investigation.

This incident is considered a robbery/homicide as the victim has been identified as the cashier at the business.   

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 robbery/homicide investigation is asked to contact Detective Crews at (910) 751-1046 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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