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Lillington Shooting Suspect Turns Himself in to Police

Posted February 10, 1999

— Police didn't have to go far to catch a suspect wanted in the shooting of a Lillington police officer.

Eric Williams turned himself in to Fayetteville police Thursday. He's charged with robbery and assault with a deadly weapon.

Investigators say Officer Cedric McLeod, 22, was off-duty and in a convenience store when a group of men exchanged gunfire during the robbery of the store Monday morning.

Investigators say an 18-year-old suspect, Herbert Demetrius Wilson, was also shot during the incident. Wilson was charged Wednesday with attempted murder.

Police are still looking for a third suspect, Jabon Phillip Johnson.

McLeod is in good condition atDuke Medical Center.


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