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One dead in Saturday morning shooting


A Spring Lake man was killed in a shooting Saturday morning on West Orange Street, the Fayetteville Police Department said.

Officers responded to the 1000 block of West Orange Street at approximately 4:45 a.m. for reports of shots fired. 

They found a man outside a residence with multiple gunshot wounds, the Police Department said in a release.  He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police identified the man as 50-year-old Curtis Lamont Melvin of the 400 block of Elizabeth Street in Spring Lake. 

Detectives with the Police Department’s Homicide Unit are investigating.

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact Detective C. Crews at 910-751-1046 or Crimestoppers at 910-483-TIPS (8477).

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Fayetteville, Police Department, fatal shooting, West Orange Street