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Shooting Investigation

Post Date:02/04/2020 10:51 AM



Gina V. Hawkins

Chief of Police

Release: IMMEDIATE          

Media Contact: Officer J. Strickland, Public Information Officer

Date: January 30, 2020          

Media Inquiries: (910) 433-1500 ext. 2888      

OCA: 2020-002524


Shooting Investigation


(Fayetteville, NC) – On Thursday, January 30, 2020, at approximately 12:25 am, officers with the Fayetteville Police Department responded to the intersection of Filter Plant Drive and Ames Street reference a report of an unresponsive male lying in the roadway.

Officers arrived on scene and located one (1) male victim lying in the roadway suffering from gunshot wound(s). Officers summoned medical personnel to the scene, where the victim was pronounced deceased.

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 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 homicide investigation is asked to contact Detective J. Littlejohn with the  Fayetteville Police Department at (910) 818-3468 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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