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Suspect identified in Fayetteville Food Lion parking lot shooting

Posted April 22, 2014

— Investigators are looking for a 22-year-old man charged with a shooting at a Food Lion parking lot last week.

Rashaun Markel White has been charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill and inflicting serious injury, attempted robbery with a dangerous weapon and felonious conspiracy.

White is wanted in connection with the April 16 shooting of 39-year-old Wendell Thomas in the parking lot of the Food Lion located at 3300 Rosehill Rd. Thomas was sitting in his vehicle when two men approached him with handguns and fired, police said. The suspects then ran and were observed leaving the area in a black sedan.

Thomas’ injuries were considered non-life threatening.

Authorities described White as armed and dangerous. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact Fayetteville police at 910-433-1856 or CrimeStoppers at 910-483-TIPS (8477). Tips can also be submitted through an anonymous online tip sheet or by texting 274637 (in the text box type “4Tip” followed by your message).


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