1 charged in deadly Cumberland County shooting; victim identified

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A 21-year-old Fayetteville man has been charged in connection with a deadly shooting that took place Friday afternoon on Cattail Circle.

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WTVD) -- A Fayetteville man has been charged in connection with a deadly shooting that took place Friday afternoon.

The Cumberland County Sheriff's Office said Sincere Devone Freshley, 21, was charged with voluntary manslaughter.

Deputies responded to calls about a shooting in the 2300 block of Cattail Circle, just outside Fayetteville, just after 5 p.m. where they found a man with a gunshot wound. The man was taken to the hospital where he died from his injuries.

The victim was later identified as Darion Leshawn Crenshaw, 19, of Fayetteville.

Freshley was arrested and booked at the Cumberland County Detention Center, where he is being held on a $500,000 secure bond. His first appearance is set for 2:30 p.m. Monday.

According to authorities, "those involved in the shooting" remained on the scene and cooperated with deputies.

Anyone with further information on this case is asked to please call the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office, Homicide Detective Senior Sergeant R. Westmoreland at (910) 677-5596 or Crimestoppers at (910) 483-TIPS (8477). Crimestoppers information can also be submitted electronically.