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Man sought in Fayetteville shooting apprehended

Posted April 10, 2012

— Police said Tuesday that a man wanted in a shooting last month at a Fayetteville gas station has been arrested.

Ricky Lavelle Martin Jr. was taken into custody at a home on the 1100 block of Sleepy Hollow Drive, police said.

Martin, 23, of Fayetteville, is charged with attempted first-degree murder, assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill and attempted robbery with a dangerous weapon in connection with a shooting at a gas station at 1913 Ramsey St. on March 10.

He was being held in the Cumberland County jail under more than a $1 million bond.


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  • Pumpkin Apr 12, 2012

    23! You got to be kidding me. More like 32 or 52. Boy you have lived a hard life and that's about to change.

  • souljp1 Apr 11, 2012

    The moderator is very bias, let's some comments which are clearly racist in nature post while other never get a say..

  • souljp1 Apr 11, 2012

    racism is alive and well in NC , how do I know ? just read the comments ...

  • Gunny the Racist Apr 11, 2012

    Ricky is a nice guy....ain't no way he had anything to do with this. OBAMAin12

  • not my real name Apr 11, 2012

    Wow and it only took a month! How many other people did he shoot while he was on the lamb? What a shame that his life in prison will begin at 23.....hopefully with no end in sight.

  • sunshine1040 Apr 11, 2012

    son I am sure your Mama or Dad said do not take your gun to town son, But you knew better. hopefully your children brothers and sisters will learn from your mistake. If you want something get a job and save your money for it

  • Bigdaddy Apr 11, 2012

    @ObamaMustGo aka NCcarguy, Naw, if Romney had a son, it would look just like that...Ha,Ha,Ha

  • Rebelyell55 Apr 10, 2012

    Him in trouble now. Good job.

  • kjackson47 Apr 10, 2012

    Too late to cry now!

  • ObamaMustGo aka NCcarguy Apr 10, 2012

    If Obama had a son, it would look just like him.