‘Person of interest’ on the run following fatal shooting in Hope Mills

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HOPE MILLS, N.C. (WNCN) – A man is on the run following a fatal shooting Hope Mills Wednesday, the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office said.

Deputies were dispatched to a home at 2439 Balaam Drive Wednesday night in reference to a shots fired call. Upon arrival, Terry Leake, 49, was found in the front yard suffering from a gunshot wound.

Leake was transported to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

Detectives are searching for Kevin McLean, 40, who is a person of interest in the shooting. He was last seen driving a white GMC Yukon.

If you have information on his location, you are asked to call the sheriffs office at 910-323-1500.WHAT OTHERS ARE CLICKING ON:

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