Gina V. Hawkins
Chief of Police
Media Contact: Officer J. Strickland, Public Information Officer
Date: January 1, 2020
Media Inquiries: (910) 433-1500 ext. 2888
(Fayetteville, NC) – On Wednesday, January 1, 2020, at approximately 2:37 am, officers with the Fayetteville Police Department responded to Sparky’s along the 700 block of Bragg Blvd reference a report of a shooting.
Officers arrived on scene and located one (1) male victim suffering from gunshot wounds in the parking lot of the business. Officers summoned medical personnel to the scene and the victim was transported to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center with serious injuries. The victim is being transferred to UNC Chapel Hill.
The name of the victim is currently being withheld.
Detectives with the Fayetteville Police Department’s Aggravated Assault Unit are actively investigating the shooting and request anyone with information to 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 shooting investigation is asked to contact Detective B. Pleze with the Fayetteville Police Department at (910) 676-2596 or 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.