The 1300 block of Middle Road was temporarily closed while deputies collected evidence near River Road. Crime scene tape was up and investigators searched the area for clues with flashlights.
#CCSO Homicide Unit is currently investigating after a fatal shooting. Middle Road is currently closed at 1300 block, please take an alternate route. More details to follow. pic.twitter.com/LT5z5qsYGT— Sheriff Ennis Wright (@Sheriff_EWright) July 29, 2020
In a news release, Cumberland County Sheriff's Office said deputies found 52-year-old Wayne Williams, of Fayetteville, in the street just before 10:30 p.m. He was taken to the hospital where he later died.
Investigators said several witnesses and a suspect were identified and interviewed, but deputies have not named them at this time.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (910)483-8477 or the Sheriff's Office Homicide Unit at (910)321-6592.