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Update to Shooting / Death Investigation

Post Date:06/30/2020 4:34 PM

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Gina V. Hawkins

Chief of Police

Release: IMMEDIATE                       Contact:  Sgt. J. Glass, Public Information Officer

Date: May 18, 2020                            Phone: (910) 651-9516           OCA 2020-011462

 

Update to Shooting/Death Investigation – Suspect Arrested

 

(Fayetteville, NC) – Detectives with the Fayetteville Police Department Homicide Unit have identified the victim, and suspect, involved in the shooting that occurred on May 17 along the 3200 block of Chandler Street.

 

Danny Lee Jones

 

Danny Lee Jones (B/M, 35 years of age) of the 900 block of William Clark Road has been arrested and charged with Voluntary Manslaughter. He was given a $100,000 secured bond.

 

The victim has been identified as Dequan Dixon (B/M, 27 years of age) of the 900 block of William Clark Road. His next of kin has been notified.

 

Anyone with information regarding this shooting investigation is asked to contact Detective J. Nevitt with the Fayetteville Police Department at 910-703-3499, 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.

 

Shooting / Death Investigation

 

           

(Fayetteville, NC) – On May 17, 2020, at 1:24 am, officers with the Fayetteville Police Department were dispatched to the area of Chandler Street and William Clark Road in reference to reports of gunshots in the area.

 

Responding officers located a male subject along the 3200 block of Chandler Street that had been shot multiple times. He was pronounced deceased on scene.

 

The preliminary investigation revealed there was a disturbance just prior to the shooting. A subject on scene was identified as the shooter, and is cooperating with detectives.

 

The identity of the victim is currently being withheld pending next of kin notification.

 

Anyone with information regarding this shooting investigation is asked to contact Detective J. Nevitt with the Fayetteville Police Department at 910-703-3499, 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.

 

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