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Shooting/Death Investigation

Post Date:01/08/2020 10:20 AM



Gina V. Hawkins

Chief of Police

Release: IMMEDIATE                       

Media Contact:  Sgt. J. Glass, Public Information Officer

Date: January 7, 2020                        

Media Inquiries: (910) 651-9516        

OCA 2019-000534

Shooting/Death Investigation


(Fayetteville, NC) – On Tuesday, January 7th, 2020, at 6:12 pm, officers with the Fayetteville Police Department were dispatched to the 1900 block of Tryon Drive in reference to several subjects that were shot.


Officers arrived on scene and discovered an unresponsive male that had been shot. He was pronounced deceased on scene. A female subject was also located that had been shot, and was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries. A third subject arrived at the hospital that had been transported in a personal vehicle; their injuries are unknown at this time.


The preliminary investigation revealed a disturbance started between groups of subjects. During the disturbance, gunfire was exchanged resulting in the victims being struck.


Additional information will be released as it becomes available.

Anyone with information regarding the homicide investigation is asked to contact Detective S. Catlett with the Fayetteville Police Department at (910) 818-2543 or the 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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