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New York man charged with murder in 2017 Fayetteville shooting

Posted April 3, 2018 5:32 p.m. EDT
Updated July 13, 2018 11:11 a.m. EDT

— A New York man has been charged in connection with a 2017 shooting that killed a 19-year-old and injured another man.

Officers responded to the area of Knotty Elm Loop and Bending Birch Lane in the Lafayette Park subdivision on Sept. 25 and found Jaquan McBryde and Paul Coleman with gunshot wounds. McBryde died as a result of his injuries.

Jonathan B. Dawson, 30, of East 97th Street in New York City, was charged with first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder, assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury, discharging a weapon into occupied property causing serious bodily injury, attempted robbery with a dangerous weapon and felony conspiracy.

Police said Dawson is known to visit the Raeford Road corridor and Hoke County and encouraged Dawson’s friends and family to have him surrender to authorities.

Cartier S. Simpson, 18, of the 1400 block of Aultroy Drive in Fayetteville was previously arrested and charged with first-degree murder, conspiracy to commit first-degree murder, attempted murder, conspiracy to commit attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill in connection with the incident.

Anybody with information is asked to call Fayetteville police at 910-818-3468 or Crime Stoppers at 910-483-8477.