2 dead in Fayetteville shootings that happened about 90 minutes apart, police say

Cumberland County News

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) – Victims in two Fayetteville shootings that happened less than two hours apart early Sunday have both died, police say.

Officers responded to the first shooting shortly before 2 a.m. in the 1600 block of Clairborne Drive. One male victim was located.

He was transported to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center to be treated for a gunshot wound.

Ross Curry III, 25, who was previously in the military and previously lived at 77th SFG Way in Fort Bragg, died at the hospital, police said.

The second shooting happened just after 3 a.m. on Upton Street near Stevens Street. 

Officers arrived to find a male in the roadway suffering a gunshot wound. He was transported to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center.

Delaun Parker, 31, of the 400 block of Dick Street in Fayetteville later died at the hospital, police said.

No suspect information has been released in either shooting.

Anyone with information concerning the shootings is asked to call 911 or Crimestoppers at 910-483-TIPS (8477).

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