HOPE MILLS, N.C. (WNCN) — The Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office has identified the victims of a Saturday night shooting that left two people dead and one injured.
The incident was reported around 11:30 p.m. near the intersection of Ajax and Tower drives in Hope Mills, according to Sgt. Patrice Bogertey with Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office.
According to the sheriff’s office, deputies responded to the Short Stop located at 4946 N.C. Highway 87 South in reference to a shooting. Once at the scene, deputies found two males who had been shot to death.
A female was injured and was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment, Bogertey said.
On Monday, the sheriff’s office identified the two male victims as Franklin Monroe, 21, of Hope Mills, and Cameron Emery, 16, of Fayetteville.
The female, who is expected to recover from her wounds, is a juvenile, officials said. Her name has not been released.
Bogertey said that all three who were shot were “familiar with” the suspects in the deadly shooting.
Anyone with information about this shooting is encouraged to contact the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office Homicide Unit at (910) 321-6592.
If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may submit tips to the Fayetteville/Cumberland County CrimeStoppers at www.p3tips.com or by calling (910) 483- TIPS (8477).
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