Fayetteville man arrested in homicide, attempted homicide case

Cartier Simpson (Credit: Cumberland County Detention Center)

Detectives with the Fayetteville Police Department's Homicide Unit have charged and arrested a suspect in connection with a recent homicide that took place along Knotty Elm Loop.

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On Thursday, deputies charged 18-year-old Cartier Simpson, of Fayetteville, 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 inflicting serious harm.

Simpson turned himself into the Cumberland County Detention Center, where he is currently being held without bond.

According to authorities, Simpson fatally shot 19-year-old Jaquan McBryde and critically injured 18-year-old Paul Coleman.

Anyone with any information regarding the homicide and shooting is asked to contact Detective J. Littlejohn with the Fayetteville Police Department at (910) 818-3468 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 downloading the FREE "P3 Tips" app available for Apple devices in the Apple App Store and available for Android devices in Google Play.

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