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Homicide Investigation

Post Date:08/08/2019 11:14 PM



Gina V. Hawkins

Chief of Police

Release: IMMEDIATE    

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

Media Inquiries: (910) 433-1487 

Date: August 8, 2019      

OCA: 2019-020701


Homicide Investigation


(Fayetteville, NC) – On Thursday, August 8, 2019, at approximately 9:33 pm, officers with the Fayetteville Police Department responded to the 5900 block of Cliffdale Road reference a reported shooting.

Officers arrived on scene and located a male victim in a vehicle with a gunshot wound. Medical personnel were summoned to the scene and the victim was transported to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center in critical condition, where he succumbed to injuries sustained during the shooting.

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.

Cliffdale Road is currently closed as a result of the shooting and motorists are encouraged to use Morganton Road or Raeford Road as an alternate route until the roadway can be reopened. The roadway is expected to remain closed through Friday, August 9, 2019 at 2:00 am.

Additional information will be released as it becomes available.

Anyone with information regarding the homicide investigation is asked to contact Detective J. T. Hall with the Fayetteville Police Department at (910) 729-2934 or Fayetteville / Cumberland County 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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