Update to Homicide Investigation (Arrest Warrant Obtained)
Detectives have obtained a 1st Degree Murder Warrant for the arrest of Tabari Ali Hashim (B/M, 23 years of age) in connection with the shooting death of Ashton Foxx on July 18, 2013. Hashim has a last known address of 1657 Greenock Avenue in Fayetteville and also may frequent 6420 Newcastle Road. Tabari Hashim should be considered armed and dangerous.
Update to Original Release
Detectives with the Fayetteville Police Department received information that the victim from the shooting during the early morning hours of July 18, 2013 has died as a result of the injuries he sustained. The victim has been identified as Ashton Fox (B/M, 16 years of age) of 5217 Foxfire Road in Fayetteville.
Anyone with information concerning the shooting or the identity of the suspect, is asked to call detectives with the Fayetteville Police Department at (910) 433-1856 or Crimestoppers at (910) 483-TIPS (8477).
Aggravated Assault / Shooting
On Thursday, July 18, 2013 at approximately 12:30 am, officers with the Fayetteville Police Department responded to the 4200 block of Tatum Drive located within the Reserve at Carrington apartment complex, in reference to a report of a shooting. The investigation revealed individuals had been attending a gathering at the listed address, when a verbal altercation began to ensue between persons in attendance. During the altercation, an unknown suspect produced a weapon and fired a gunshot. As a result of the gunfire, a male victim was shot and critically injured. The victim has been transported to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center and remains in critical condition.
Detectives have responded to the scene of the shooting and are actively investigating the incident. Additional information will be released as it becomes available.