Suspect sought in downtown Fayetteville pellet gun shooting

Surveillance video shows suspect's vehicle driving along Person Street (Fayetteville Police Department)

Authorities in Fayetteville are looking for a suspect who, they say, shot a woman with a pellet gun while she was outside a downtown restaurant earlier this month.

Around 10:20 p.m. on July 7, police say a 53-year-old woman was standing outside of Charley's Pub on Person Street when she heard an air powered sound and immediately felt a sharp pain in her shoulder.

The woman was taken to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center, where it was discovered that she had been shot by a pellet gun.

Detectives were able to get surveillance video that showed the suspect's vehicle as it drove along Person Street just before and after the shooting.

Surveillance video shows suspect's vehicle driving along Person Street


Authorities said there have been no similar incidents reported since the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective T. Aughburns with the Fayetteville Police Department at (910) 703-1166 or Crimestoppers at (910) 483-TIPS (8477). Crimestoppers information can also be submitted electronically, by visiting http://fay-nccrimestoppers.org and completing the anonymous online tip sheet or by text-a-tip on your mobile device by sending a message to 274637 (in the text box type "4Tip" followed by your message).
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