Police searching for man missing after weekend shooting in Fayetteville, 2 arrested

Cumberland County News
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Fayetteville police are looking for a missing shooting victim, according to a news release Thursday.

The shooting happened along the 2200 block of Shaw Road Extension around 10 p.m. on Sunday. Detectives believe that 42-year-old Kendrick McArthur “was seriously injured as a result of the shooting and needs urgent medical attention,” the release said.

McArthur’s family and coworkers have not had contact with him since the time of the shooting. They told detectives it is “highly unusual for him to not make contact with him,” the release read. 

McArthur drives a light colored 2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer with North Carolina plates EJX9918. That vehicle is also missing, the release said.

Fayetteville police announced Friday two arrests in connection with the shooting: Victor Cameron, 56, and James Nixon, 54, both of the 2200 block of Shaw Road Extension.

Cameron is charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury, assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. He’s being held at the Cumberland County Detention Center under a $275,000 secured bond, a release said.

Nixon is charged with accessory after the fact and resisting, delaying, and obstructing law enforcement. He is being held at the Cumberland County Detention Center under a $250,000 secured bond, a release said.

Police are asking for help locating McArthur and his vehicle. Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective L. Donegain at 910-489-3925, or Crimestoppers at 910-483-TIPS.

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