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Victim is 'critical' after shooting in Fayetteville shopping center

Posted May 20

— Two suspects have been arrested and a victim is in critical condition after a shooting at a shopping center in Fayetteville late Saturday morning.

The victim has been identified as Lorenzo A. Williams, 30, who was transported to the Cape Fear Valley Medical Center in critical condition.

Around 10:30 a.m., officers with the Fayetteville Police Department responded to the 600 block of Raeford Road.

While on the way to the scene, officers learned that two suspects were fleeing the area in a red Toyota Camry. They spotted the car and stopped it at the intersection of Owen Drive and Village Drive, where they arrested one woman.

Victim is 'critical' after shooting in Fayetteville shopping center

Victim is 'critical' after shooting in Fayetteville shopping center

A man fled the car on-foot, but officers caught up to him and arrested him along the 2800 block of Skycrest Drive.

The man has been identified as Jumaane Remerius Pugh, 39, of the 100 block of Sycamore Court. Pugh has been charged with attempted first degree murder, assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, possession with intent to sell and deliver cocaine, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and felony conspiracy. Pugh is currently being held at the Cumberland County Detention Center without bond.

The woman has been identified as Keyvonna K. Jones, 22, of the 5700 block of Aftonshire Drive. Jones has been charged with attempted first degree murder, assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, possession with intent to sell and deliver cocaine and felony conspiracy. Jones is currently being held at the Cumberland County Detention Center on a $125,000 secured bond.

An investigation revealed that the suspects were leaving a business on Raeford Road while the victim was exiting a neighboring business in the same shopping center.

Officials said a verbal argument took place between the two parties, which led to a fight. According to officials, at least one of the suspects began firing shots at the victim, who sustained multiple wounds as a result of the shooting.

Victim is 'critical' after shooting in Fayetteville shopping center

Anyone with any information regarding the shooting is asked to call Detective J. Bisner with the Fayetteville Police Department at 910-676-2597 or Crime Stoppers at 910-483-8477.

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