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Man charged in connection with Cumberland County shooting, crash

Posted July 4

— A 39-year-old man was charged Tuesday in connection with a shooting near the intersection of Cumberland Road and Owen Drive in Cumberland County.

Christopher Glenn Jones, of 201 Alphin Street in Fayetteville, was charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and resist, delay and obstruction of justice.

Officers responded to the incident at about 3 p.m. on Monday when someone started shooting from a house in the 2900 block of Cumberland Road into a car. Multiple cars were hit, including Brenda Hunt's.

According to authorities, Jones was involved in an argument with two men at the home. One of the men fired a rifle toward Jones several times, hitting the vehicles and injuring two motorists.

Jones, who was also injured, left the house.

Hunt was not injured.

The investigation is ongoing.


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