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Suspect sought on attempted murder charge in Fayetteville

Posted March 14, 2012

— Fayetteville police are looking for a man who they believe is responsible for a March 9 shooting that injured another man.

Darrel Simeon Bethea, 20, is wanted on one charge each of attempted first-degree murder and assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury.

Police say he shot Tyeus Nicholas, 19, on Newport Road in Fayetteville around 4:30 p.m. Friday. Nicholas is still being treated for his injuries.

Bethea is black, stands 6 feet tall and weighs about 150 pounds. He has a 2-inch scar on his face and a tattoo, "Young Rell," on his arm.

Investigators are asking that anyone with information about where Bethea might be to contact the Fayetteville Police Department at 910-433-1856 or to call Crime Stoppers at 910-483-8477.


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  • Eightball Mar 14, 2012

    "See Fay. getting in the news as offen as Durham now." and its most offen the same sort of street hood, gnomesayin?

  • bombayrunner Mar 14, 2012

    wow the shooting murdering hemmoraging in fayetville has almost stopped I guess.

  • kermit60 Mar 14, 2012

    Did the fayetteville police give him a consent form before they started looking for him? I wouldn't want anyone saying that this guy was profiled or the police didn't follow the rules.

  • Just the facts mam Mar 14, 2012

    The problem is not the cities - the problem is with too many of the the people who live in the cities.

  • abbynork Mar 14, 2012

    Darrel Simeon shot Tyeus. Finally, a story that makes sense.

  • Rebelyell55 Mar 14, 2012

    See Fay. getting in the news as offen as Durham now.