Man arrested in Fayetteville home invasion and shooting that left 1 dead, 3 injured

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Wednesday, April 19, 2023
Man arrested in Fayetteville home invasion that left 1 dead, 3 injured
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A man is facing murder and other charges after a Fayetteville home invasion left one man dead and three others with gunshot injuries.

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WTVD) -- One person was killed and three others injured in a home invasion in the 200 block of Alphin Street, Fayetteville police said Tuesday night. On Wednesday, a man was arrested and charged with the shootings.

Police responded to the home about 8:40 p.m.

Officers found a man with a gunshot wound at the scene, He died there from his injuries.

On Wednesday, the man who was killed was identified as Robert Lawrence Nowell V, 36, of Fayetteville. He was shot inside the home, police said.

Three other men were found with gunshot wounds, FPD said Wednesday. Initially, only two men were thought to be wounded. Those two suffered serious injuries and were taken to a hospital where they were described as stable.

The third victim was not seriously injured.

Police said Wednesday all the people involved knew each other.

Donald Wayne McLucas Jr.
Fayetteville Police Department

Donald Wayne McLucas Jr. was charged with first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder, attempted robbery, felony conspiracy to commit robbery, discharging a firearm inside of a residence to incite fear, and possession of a firearm by a felon.

McLucas is being held at the Cumberland County Jail with no bond on the murder charge and a $140,000 secured bond for the other charges.

The case remains under investigation and more charges may be coming, police said.

Anyone with information regarding this home invasion is asked to contact Detective T. Kiger at (910) 705-6527 or Crimestoppers at (910) 483-TIPS (8477). Crimestoppers information can also be submitted electronically.