Officers responding to calls about a shooting found Maurice Daquan Patterson dead from a gunshot wound just after midnight.
A silver vehicle, which police say may have been a Dodge Charger, was seen leaving the area just after the shooting.
Investigators were on scene Tuesday morning but did not have any suspects in the case.
Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the Fayetteville Police Department at 910-549-7326 or Crime Stoppers at 910-483-8477. Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for anonymous tips that solve cases.
No other information was released.