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Man gets in wreck after Fayetteville shooting

Fayetteville police responding to a wreck found a man who had been injured in a shooting just minutes earlier Friday afternoon.

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FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — Fayetteville police responding to a wreck found a man who had been injured in a shooting just minutes earlier Friday afternoon.

The victim was shot inside a vehicle in the 700 block of Newport Road in the Montclair subdivision around 4:30 p.m., police said. His friend started driving them to the hospital and got into a wreck at Village Drive and Roxie Avenue.

The gunshot victim, whose name wasn't released, was treated at a local hospital.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Fayetteville police at 910-433-1885 or Crime Stoppers at 910-483-8477. Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for anonymous tips that solve crimes.

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