Police ID victims after 1 killed, 1 injured in shooting at homecoming party at Fayetteville restaurant

Cumberland County News

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) – Fayetteville police released the names of the victims involved in the double shooting Sunday.

Bruce McLeod, 33, of Laurinburg, was pronounced dead at the hospital from his injuries, and Gavin Hale,33, Laurinburg is in stable condition, the Fayetteville press release read.

Fayetteville police responded to the shooting at the Island Flava Restaurant and Lounge at 2000 Owen Drive.

Upon arrival, officers determined two adults had been shot and taken to the hospital, one by EMS and the other by a personal vehicle. The suspect also fled the scene, all confirmed by a press release from the Fayetteville Police Department.

Fayetteville State University was holding homecoming events this weekend. An unofficial homecoming party and afterparty was scheduled for Saturday night at Island Flava Restaurant and Lounge.

Police said the shooting does not appear to be a random incident.

The scene remains under investigation.

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