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Fayetteville police seeking 2 men on multiple charges in road rage

Suspects considered armed and dangerous, news release says


Two men are being sought in connection with a road-rage incident that left a man with gunshot injuries on July 11, according to a Fayetteville Police Department news release.

The victim’s wife and infant child were in the vehicle at the time of the shooting, the release said.

Demetrius Tydre McNeill, 27, of the 3500 block of Town Street in Hope Mills, and Alphonza Demorris Teasley, 45, of the 2800 block of Baywood Road in Eastover, have been charged with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury; shooting into an occupied vehicle; and felony conspiracy, the news release said.

Just after 5 p.m. on July 11, Fayetteville police officers responded to reports of a shooting near the intersection of Cliffdale and Pritchett roads. The officers found a man lying on the ground and suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

The man, his wife and their year-old child were in their vehicle when the shootings occurred. The wife and child were not harmed, the police report said. 

Witnesses described the shooters’ vehicle as a gold Jeep Cherokee that left the scene on Skibo Road. The vehicle was located and the suspects were identified.   

McNeill is described as 5 feet, 7 inches tall; 140 pounds; and having black hair and brown eyes with tattoos on his face, neck and arms.  

Teasley is described as 5 feet, 10 inches tall and weighing 155 pounds. He is bald, has brown eyes, and has multiple tattoos on both arms. 

McNeill and Teasley are considered armed and dangerous, the news release said.

Anyone with information about the suspects or the shooting is asked to contact Officer A. Wolford at 910-705-2141 or Crimestoppers at 910-483-TIPS (8477). 

Crimestoppers information also can be submitted at http://fay-nccrimestoppers.org or by downloading the fre “P3 Tips” app available for Apple devices in the Apple App Store and for Android devices in Google Play.  

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