FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) — One man died and another was seriously injured in a shooting in Cumberland County Friday evening, deputies said.
The incident was reported just before 6:35 p.m. near the 3600 block of Spike Rail Drive, which is at the intersection with John B. Carter Road, just east of Fayetteville, according to a news release from the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office.
After the shooting, two men were taken to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center.
One man was pronounced dead at the hospital, the news release said. The Sheriff’s Office identified the victims as 44-year-old Jethro Lee McLaurin of Fayetteville. his next of kin has been notified.
The other man was listed in serious condition Friday night, deputies said.
“This shooting was not a random incident, as all parties involved are known to one another,” deputies said in a news release.
The homicide unit is investigating the shooting, the news release said.
If you have information regarding this investigation, please contact Homicide Detective R. Brinkley at (910) 677-5463 or Crimestoppers at (910) 483-TIPS (8477). Crimestoppers’ information may also be submitted electronically by clicking here and completing the anonymous online tip sheet or downloading the FREE “P3 Tips” app available for Apple devices in the Apple App Store and available for Android devices in Google Play.