Police want to question man about murder

CUMBERLAND COUNTY Police believe a Grays Creek man could have knowledge about the murder of of 25-year old Matthew Scott.

Authorities say Scott of 5813 Ajax Drive was shot and killed shortly after midnight on March 31.

A woman inside the home at the time told investigators she heard a struggle and then a loud popping noise. Scott was airlifted to Chapel Hill where he later died.

Investigators have made several attempts to talk with 37-year old Preston Paul Evans, Jr., of 1104 Cypress Lakes Road, but have been unsuccessful.

Detectives are hoping Evans has information to help located Scott's murderer. Evans is described as a heavy set black male with deadlocks. He is five feet eleven inches tall and weighs approximately 210 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes.

Anyone who may know of Evans' whereabouts is urged to contact the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office at (910) 323-1500 or leave anonymous information at 484-TIPS (8477).

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