16-year-old girl dies following shooting last week in Fayetteville, police say

Monday, September 13, 2021
16-year-old dies more than a week after shooting during fight
Investigators said the teenager was part of a group of young people meeting up to fight when shots erupted.

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. -- A 16-year-old girl died from her injuries after being shot during a fight in Fayetteville late last week, authorities said.

Just before 10:15 p.m., officers were called to a shooting along Stamper Road and McGougan Road on Friday, September 3. While responding, police learned that a shooting victim from the area was being taken to a local hospital via private vehicle. Officers and first responders found the vehicle and were able to take the victim to the hospital.

Fayetteville police identified the victim as a 16-year-old girl and said she was in the hospital "critical condition with life-threatening injuries."

She later died.

Investigators said she was shot at a gathering where a group of teens were meeting up to fight.

No arrests have been made at this time.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to contact the Fayetteville Police Department at (910) 303-8967 or CrimeStoppers at (910) 483-8477.

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