Fayetteville teen murdered near shopping center

February 24, 2013 9:12:13 PM PST
A Fayetteville teen was shot and killed in what police believe was a robbery turned homicide Sunday afternoon.

Police said 19-year-old Joshua Maultsby was shot near the Tallywood shopping center around 12:30 p.m. Police are not exactly sure where, but told ABC11 it could have been on a number of neighboring streets.

Maultsby was transported to Cape Fear Valley Hospital where he was pronounced dead.  

Officials believe robbery was the motive.

The suspect is described as a black male aged 19-22 years old with a dark complexion and stocky build who is approximately 6-feet tall.

Anyone having information about this case is asked to call Detective Hardin at (910) 391-2529 or Crimestoppers at (910) 483-TIPS.

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