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Fayetteville police: 21-year-old wanted for shooting his mother's boyfriend

Posted February 1, 2016 12:20 p.m. EST
Updated February 1, 2016 5:14 p.m. EST

Christopher Davis

— Fayetteville police were searching Monday for a 21-year-old who investigators say shot his mother's boyfriend multiple times.

Officers responding to the 500 block of Moore Street at about 7 a.m. found Mason Montgomery, 63, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to his hands and feet. Montgomery was taken to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center, where he is in stable condition.

Investigators said Christopher Davis, the son of Montgomery's girlfriend, shot him and left the house with a gun. Arrest warrants have been issued charging him with attempted first-degree murder, assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury and discharging a firearm into an occupied property inflicting serious injury.

Davis was last seen headed toward Hillsboro Street, police said, and he is known to frequent areas along Hillsboro Street from Rowan to Ramsey streets. Authorities said he is considered armed and dangerous.

Davis is 5 feet 7 inches tall with short braided hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a brown coat, light brown pants and red shoes. He was reportedly carrying a brown Gucci bag.

Anyone with information about Davis' whereabouts should call Fayetteville police at 910-303-9554 or Crime Stoppers at 910-483-8477.