Arrest made in Cumberland homicide

July 13, 2008 8:43:27 AM PDT
Cumberland County Sheriff's homicide detectives have a man in custody following a shooting in Fayetteville Saturday night.Timothy McRoberts, 25, of St. Pauls is charged with the first degree murder of Zacharia Fotta, 27, of Fayetteville.

Investigators say the two men had been drinking at Fotta's home at around 10:30 Saturday night when an argument broke out. McRoberts allegedly shot Fotta with a handgun he had tucked into the waistband of his pants and fled the scene.

Detectives later arrested McRoberts and charged him with first degree murder. He is being held in the Cumberland County Detention Center without bond. A first court appearance for McRoberts is scheduled for Monday.


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