Police search for suspect in Fayetteville shooting death
Posted August 6, 2013
Fayetteville, N.C. — Police were searching Tuesday for a Fayetteville man in the shooting death of a man outside a Skibo Road hotel.
Officers responding to the Inn Keeper Hotel, at 1720 Skibo Road, about 10:45 p.m. Monday found Benny Lamar Fields unconscious in the parking lot with gunshot wounds to the chest and back.
Fields, 31, of Fayetteville, died early Tuesday at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center.
Police issued an arrest warrant for Lonnie Edward Johnson Jr. on a charge of first-degree murder in the case.
Johnson, 25, who has a last known address of 315 Bighorn Drive, wasn't in custody Tuesday afternoon.
Anyone with information on Johnson's whereabouts is asked to call the Fayetteville Police Department's Homicide Unit at 910-433-1856 or Crime Stoppers at 910-483-8477.