Gina V. Hawkins
Chief of Police
Release: IMMEDIATE Contact: Sgt. J. Glass, Public Information Officer
Date: April 28, 2020 Phone: (910) 433-1487 OCA: 2020-009972
(Fayetteville, NC) – On April 28, 2020, at 12:35 am, officers with the Fayetteville Police Department were dispatched to the 200 block of B Street in reference to a report of a shooting.
The preliminary investigation revealed a female called 911 to report that her boyfriend had been shot when someone shot at the residence. A male victim (29 years of age) was located with a gunshot wound to the abdomen and transported to a local hospital. The caller stated the suspect(s) left the scene prior to police arrival.
The Aggravated Assault Unit is investigating the shooting, and the identity of the victim is currently being withheld.
Additional information will be released as it becomes available.
Anyone with information regarding this shooting investigation is asked to contact Detective H. Vernon with the Fayetteville Police Department at (910) 758-6700 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.