Fayetteville police investigating after man found dead in parking lot

Cumberland County News

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) — Fayetteville police are investigating after they say a man was found dead in a parking lot Wednesday.

Police responded to the Family Fare BP located at 2036 Gillespie St. around 8:36 p.m. Upon arrival, officers and medical personnel found a man suffering from gunshot wounds in the parking lot. He died at the scene, a news release said.

Police identified the victim as 30-year-old Apondrea Marshall.

Gillespie Street from Eastern Boulevard to Owen Drive outbound was closed. Owen Drive from Gillespie Street to Dallas Street inbound was also closed. Drivers were urged to avoid the area and use an alternate route, police said.

Detectives with the Fayetteville Police Department’s Homicide Unit are actively investigating the shooting and more information will be released as it becomes available.

Anyone with information regarding this shooting investigation is asked to contact Detective R. Vernon at (910) 729-2525 or Crimestoppers at (910) 483-TIPS (8477). 

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