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Three injured in 2 Fayetteville shootings; police seek clues

Posted December 26, 2015

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— Fayetteville police were seeking clues Saturday morning to solve two shootings that sent three people to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center.

Officers were called to the hospital at about 4 a.m. in reference to three shooting victims being brought there.

Two of the victims said they were shot while traveling in a vehicle on Bragg Boulevard near the intersection of Stamper Road.

Officials identified the victims as Anthony Henderson, 22, of the 200 block of Baldwin Street in Red Springs, and Corionta Cooper, 20, of the 200 block of Malpass Avenue in Red Springs.

Henderson suffered a non-life threatening gunshot wound to his leg, and Cooper sustained non-life threatening gunshot wounds to his hip and one leg.

Authorities said two other people were in the vehicle with Henderson and Cooper--Tyra Chatman, 20, of the 900 block of Odom Drive in Fayetteville, and Timothy Campbell Jr., 17, of the 200 block of Cross Creek Street in Red springs. Neither Catman nor Campbell sustained injuries, officials said.

The third victim told police they were shot while traveling in a car on Bragg Boulevard.

Authorities said the victim in the Bragg Boulevard incident was identified as Kevyn Antonyo Bryan, 24, of the 3500 block of Hastings drive. He was treated and realeased for a non-life threatening gunshot wound to his shoulder.

Police did not release any other information about the shootings.

Anyone with information that could assist authorities should call Fayetteville Crime Stoppers at 910-483-8477.


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  • Roscoe P Coltrane Dec 26, 2015
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    At least no white folks were involved. No burning of businesses, homes or cars. No riots and no looting.

  • Justin Case Dec 26, 2015
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    To quote Captain Louis Renault (Claude Rains) Casablanca, "I'm Shocked ! Shocked I Tell You" !

  • Justin Case Dec 26, 2015
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    Fayetteville- Shooting Victims-Violent Crime, Let me guess, it was,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,