HOPE MILLS, N.C. (WNCN) — An arrest has been made in a fatal shooting that left a Raeford man dead Tuesday night in Hope Mills.
Jefferey Michael Cain, 26, was shot around 9:30 p.m. in the 3400 block of State Street, according to the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office.
Deputies responded to a shots-fired call and found Cain with a gunshot wound, the sheriff’s office said. He was pronounced deceased.
On Wednesday, sheriff’s homicide detectives arrested and charged 27-year-old James Christopher Brown Jr., of Hope Mills, with first-degree murder.
Brown is being held without bond at the Cumberland County Detention Center without bond. His first appearance is set for 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday.