Police: Man killed, teen girl injured after 2 people enter Fayetteville home, begin shooting

Cumberland County News

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) – A man was killed and a teenage girl was injured in a shooting Wednesday night in Fayetteville, police said.

Shortly after 8 p.m. Wednesday, officers responded to a residence along the 6300 block of Milton Drive. They found Justin Ellis Jackson, 33, and a 17-year-old girl who had both been shot.

Jackson died at the scene and the girl was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, police said.

Officers determined that two suspects entered the residence and began shooting.

Jackson returned fire, a news release said.

A short time later, James Edward Corbett, 33, was dropped off at a hospital in Hoke County where he later died. Police said Corbett was involved in the shooting along Milton Drive.

“This does not appear to be a random incident,” the release said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective J. Arrington at 910=580-8798 or Crimestoppers at 910-483-TIPS.

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