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Man with gunshot wound dropped off at Fayetteville hospital

Posted April 22, 2012 10:41 p.m. EDT
Updated April 23, 2012 10:23 a.m. EDT

— An 18-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the upper right leg was dropped off at a Fayetteville hospital Sunday afternoon, police said.

Jeffrey Campbell told investigators that a man shot him with a small, black, semi-automatic handgun in the Wayside Drive area, police said. 

The suspect was described as a black man, between 5 feet 8 inches and 5 feet 10 inches tall, about 170 pounds, with short hair and a white striped shirt.

Campbell was dropped off at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center in a red Ford Mustang around 2:30 p.m.

Anyone with information about the shooting was asked to call Fayetteville police at 910-433-1856 or Crime Stoppers at 910-483-8477. Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for anonymous tips that solve crimes.