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Cumberland sheriff: Shooting leaves 1 dead, 1 seriously injured


A shooting Friday night left one man dead and another seriously injured, the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office said.

Deputies were dispatched just after 6:30 p.m. to a shooting near the 3600 block of Spike Rail Drive.

The Sheriff’s Office said in a release that two men with gunshot wounds were taken to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center. One of the men was pronounced dead at the hospital, the Sheriff’s Office said in a release. His name has not been released pending notification of his family.

The other man was listed in serious condition Friday night, the release said.

“This shooting was not a random incident, as all parties involved are known to one another,’’ the Sheriff’s Office said in the release.

The Homicide Unit is investigating.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact the Sheriff's Office Homicide Unit at 910-321-6592 or Crimestoppers at 910-483-TIPS (8477). 

Cumberland County, Sheriff's Office, fatal shooting, Spike Rail Drive