2nd suspect charged, sought in 2017 Fayetteville murder, shooting

Jonathan B. Dawson (Fayetteville Police Department)

A second suspect has been charged in connection with a September homicide and an attempted murder.

Fayetteville Police have obtained arrest warrants for Jonathan B. Dawson, 30, of the 60 block of East 97th Street, New York City.

Dawson is wanted in the death of Jaquan McBryde, 19, and the attempted murder of Paul Coleman, 18, on September 25 along Knotty Elm Loop.

Dawson is charged with first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder, assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury, discharging a weapon into occupied property causing serious bodily injury, attempted robbery with a dangerous weapon, and felony conspiracy.



Fayetteville Police previously arrested 18-year-old Cartier Simpson, of Fayetteville, and charged him 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.

Detectives are encouraging Dawson's family and friends to have him to turn himself in to law enforcement.



Dawson is known to frequent the Raeford Road corridor and the Hoke County area. Detectives also ask that anyone with information concerning Dawson's whereabouts to contact law enforcement immediately as he is considered armed and dangerous.

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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