Man charged in Fayetteville fatal shooting

Russell McCants-McGill (image courtesy Fayetteville Police Department)

Police have charged a man with murder in a fatal shooting in Fayetteville Sunday.

It happened around 5:30 a.m. in the 1600 block of Rim Road.

Investigators identified the victim as 47-year-old Ronald Potts of Selma.

Detectives have now arrested 21-year-old Russell McCants-McGill of Fayetteville in the case. He's charged with first-degree murder, shooting into occupied dwelling, assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury, and possession of firearm by a felon. He also had multiple outstanding felony probation violation warrants.

The investigation continues. Anyone with information regarding the shooting investigation is asked to contact Detective D. Johnson with the Fayetteville Police Department at (910) 224-3257 or Crimestoppers at (910) 483-TIPS (8477).

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