January shooting in Fayetteville now ruled homicide; police ask for public’s help

Cumberland County News

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FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) – A shooting in January was ruled a homicide, and now Fayetteville police are asking for the public’s help.

On Jan. 30, 35-year-old Marcus Bridges was shot in the arm shortly after midnight at Phat Daddy’s Sports Bar and Grill, which is located at 3406 Raeford Rd., a news release said.

Bridges was treated and released from the hospital. Then, on Feb. 11, he was found dead. A medical examiner has since determined the cause of death was related to the shooting, leading it to be ruled a homicide, police said.

Detectives would like to speak with anyone who was at the restaurant when Bridges was shot on Jan. 30. Anyone with information can contact Detective Arnold at 910-824-9539, or Crimestoppers at 910-483-TIPS.

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