Two shot in Fayetteville identified

February 21, 2009 11:24:18 AM PST
The Cumberland County Sheriff's Office has released the identities of two men wounded Wednesday in Fayetteville.Brandon Nunnery, 19, of Fayetteville is in stable condition at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center. He was shot in the abdomen with a handgun.

J. Billy Ford, 27, also of Fayetteville is listed in very serious condition at a Charlotte hospital. He is being treated for a shotgun wound to the upper portion of his body.

The shootings happened just before 7 p.m. Wednesday on Dunn Road and Plymouth Street.

In a news release, sheriff's office spokesperson Debbie Tanna characterized the incident as "a long-standing argument between two large groups of people resulted in the shooting."

She said detectives are questioning witnesses, and did not announce any charges at this time.