Two shot in Fayetteville identified

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.

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