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Fayetteville police have suspect in Saturday shooting

Posted July 22, 2014

Kevin Maurice Bruton

— Fayetteville police are looking for Kevin Maurice Bruton in connection to a shooting early Saturday in the 800 block of Bedrock Drive.

On Tuesday, police charged Bruton, 29, of the 800 block of Maverick Court, with attempted first-degree murder, assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury, robbery with a dangerous weapon and conspiracy. They claim Bruton and a second person were trying to rob Christopher Ramon Alexander and shot him in the process.

Alexander was being treated at UNC Chapel Hill Medical Center where he was expected to make a full recovery.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective S. Larson with the Fayetteville Police Department at 910-433-1856 or Crime Stoppers at 910-483-8477.


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  • landonsgrampa Jul 23, 2014

    Since this appears to be a mug shot, why not include his past record? This information is important in finding out just how far this particular criminal will go.

  • Tim Wallace Jul 23, 2014
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    Rocket surgeon gone bad.

  • Derric Fuller Jul 23, 2014
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    This is getting old. Way past it.

  • zonk Jul 23, 2014

    What a wretched place to be.