Gina V. Hawkins
Chief of Police
Release: IMMEDIATE Contact: Sgt. J. Glass, Public Information Officer
Date: April 18, 2020 Phone: (910) 651-9516 OCA 2020-009282
(Fayetteville, NC) – On Saturday, April 18, 2020, at 7:27 pm, officers with the Fayetteville Police Department were dispatched to the 1100 block of Wildwood Drive in reference to reports of shots being fired.
Minutes later, officers were dispatched to a car crash on Ireland Drive near Raeford Rd involving a male subject that had been involved in the shooting. The male subject was suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest and leg. The male subject was transported to a local hospital, and is listed in stable condition.
The preliminary investigation revealed two vehicles had been shooting at each other and then fled the area. Aggravated assault detectives have assumed the investigation.
Additional information will be released as it becomes available.
Anyone with information regarding the shooting investigation is asked to contact Detective T. Kiger with the Fayetteville Police Department at (910) 705-6527 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.