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Man sought, linked to fatal Hope Mills shooting

Posted December 22, 2020 3:25 p.m. EST
Updated December 22, 2020 3:26 p.m. EST

Deputies are searching for 18-year-old Jocephus Jones as a person-of-interest in a Hope Mills shooting on Dec. 20.

— Cumberland County deputies are searching for a person of interest in a fatal shooting on Dec. 20.

Deputies are looking for 18-year-old Jocephus Jones. They want to talk to him about the shooting death of Cornell Ward, 31, in the 2900 block of Cage Street in Hope Mills.

Anyone with information is asked to call Cumberland County Sheriff's Office at 910-323-1500 or Crime Stoppers at 910-483-8477.

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