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Fayetteville police arrest one, seek another in Quick Stop shooting

Posted December 14, 2012

— Fayetteville police have one man in custody and have identified a second suspect in a Nov. 27 convenience store shooting that left two store employees injured.

They arrested Tyrone Lamont Dobbins, 29, of the 100 block of Treetop Lane, on charges of attempted first-degree murder, assault with a dangerous weapon inflicting serious injury with intent to kill, robbery with a dangerous weapon, conspiracy, possession of a firearm by a felon and some drug charges. 

Police say they suspect that Martino Anthony Jones, 27, was the second shooter inside the Quick Stop Tobacco Shop, at 502 Grove St. that night. Jones' last known address was in the 2600 block of Gainey Road, and he is 5 feet 10 inches tall, weighs 165 pounds and has two tattoos – a dollar sign on his neck and the words "Crime Paid" on his forearm.

Police warn that Jones should be considered armed and dangerous. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call 911.

Dobbins was being held Friday at the Cumberland County Detention Center under a $1,160,000 secured bond. 

The two victims of the shooting – Najib Bouzerda, 44, and Mohamed Ould, 41, – were still in the hospital Friday. Both men are expected to recover.

Police have said they believe there may have been two more people in a getaway car outside.


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  • Plenty Coups Dec 14, 2012

    "all for 32 bucks and some cigs? what fools armed robbers are. talk about crime not paying for real...gas to get there & bandanas for your face cost that much."

    You're right. I can't fathom their complete disregard for life.

  • autismawareness Dec 14, 2012

    all for 32 bucks and some cigs? what fools armed robbers are. talk about crime not paying for real...gas to get there & bandanas for your face cost that much.

  • jljwcj Dec 14, 2012

    I will be on the look out for the second suspect, but what ethnicity is he? hhhmmm

  • Banned4Life Dec 14, 2012

    And in Western NC, all the robbers, killers, drug pushers, thieves and child molesters look just like your typical White Alliance Brotherhood. I guess it's a matter of where you live.

  • atheistswillrule Dec 14, 2012

    A dollar sign on his neck and "Crime Paid" tats on his forearm. How appropriate

  • Barfly Dec 14, 2012

    They should be charged with a hate crime. "Crime Paid" because prison is a vacation home.

  • Jimmytwotimes Dec 14, 2012

    wow fayettville another one?? hopefully the judge gets him behind bars for 40 or 50 years, there is no human more evil than one that shoots to kill during a robbery.

  • Rebelyell55 Dec 14, 2012

    Hope they get em quick, sounds like that guy would shoot someones granny for a dollar.

  • ICTrue Dec 14, 2012

    It sounds to my like they are unfairly profiling Tyrone. Just because he is a black man, in a hoodie, with a bandana over his face and a gun...

  • takeabathgreg Dec 14, 2012

    "Tyrone Lamont Dobbins" well I am sure it is all a big misunderstanding, that he is actually a church going young man, that his momma loves and this will all be cleaned up when the "real" facts come out.