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Homicide Investigation

Post Date:07/26/2019 7:18 AM

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Gina V. Hawkins

Chief of Police

Release: IMMEDIATE    

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

Media Inquiries: (910) 433-1487 

Date: July 26, 2019          

 

 

Homicide Investigation

 

(Fayetteville, NC) – On Friday, July 26, 2019, at approximately 4:43 am, officers with the Fayetteville Police Department responded to the 2100 block of Murchison Road reference a shots fired call.

Officers arrived on scene and were directed towards a wood line. Officers then located an unresponsive male victim suffering from a gunshot wound. Officers began immediate life-saving measures and summoned medical personnel to the scene. Despite life-saving measures, the victim was pronounced 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 are actively investigating the homicide and request anyone with information contact them.

The Fayetteville / Cumberland County Crimestoppers program is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 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 Fayetteville / Cumberland County 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.

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