FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) — Detectives arrested a suspect for his role in a shooting back in February, according to the Fayetteville Police Department.
On Feb. 7, police responded to the Cumberland Food Mart at 432 Cumberland Street. Police said a woman was shot while the suspects tried to rob her.
At the time of the incident, it was reported that the victim, Brittany Rich, was pregnant. Police said the investigation revealed that she was not pregnant at the time of the shooting.
A juvenile boy was identified as the shooter and was taken into custody. He is charged with attempted first degree murder, armed robbery, assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious bodily injury and assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill or inflict serious injury.
Police said detectives are looking for two additional suspects in the incident. The investigation is ongoing.
If you have information on this investigation and would like to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at (910) 483-8477. Crime Stoppers information can also be submitted electronically, by clicking here and completing the anonymous online tip sheet, or by downloading the FREE “P3 Tips” app available for Apple devices in the Apple App Store and available for Android devices in Google Play.