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Released: 5/13/2011 Who do I contact? Gavin MacRoberts
Public Information Officer
(910) 433-1896
Fayetteville Police Department
Jeffrey Drive Shooting

Update:

 

            As of 4 pm on May 13, Michael Lloyd Williams was still listed in critical condition. At this point in the investigation, it appears that Williams is responsible for shooting Stephanie Thompson multiple times before shooting himself.

 

            Because of the on-going investigation, this is all the information that we are releasing at this time.

 

Update to Original Release (05/12/2011)

 

            At this time, detectives have identified the injured male subject in this investigation as Michael Lloyd Williams, B/M, 46 years of age.  Michael Williams remains hospitalized and his medical prognosis is still classified as critical.  Michael Williams was assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg and had been involved in a seven (7) year relationship with Stephanie Thompson.

 

            Additional information will be released at such time it becomes available.

           

 

Update to Original Release

 

            At this time, detectives have identified the deceased female in this investigation as Stephanie Thompson, B/F, 24 years of age.  The male subject in this investigation remains hospitalized and his medical prognosis is still classified as critical.  The identity of the male subject is still pending, as detectives are receiving assistance from the military in response to the male subject's next-of-kin notification.

           

            Additional information will be released at such time it becomes available.

 

Death Investigation Update

 

Detectives continue to look into the shooting at the 6500 block of Jeffrey Dr. Around 11:27 am on May 12, a colleague called 911 and asked for police to perform a well being check. When officers arrived, they found a deceased female and a male with life threatening injuries. The male was transported to Cape Fear Valley Hospital and was still undergoing treatment as of 3 pm.

 

According to the initial investigation, it does not appear that a third party was involved. In addition, a gun was recovered at the scene. The shooting is still under investigation as detectives determine who was responsible.

 

The names of the individuals have not been released pending notification of next of kin.

 

Death Investigation

 

Fayetteville Police Officers are on scene at a residence in the area of Jeffrey Drive, in reference to a shooting. Two people were involved, one subject is deceased and another has been transported to a local hospital for medical treatment. The investigation is on going at this time.

 

Additional information will be released at such time it becomes available.       

 

 

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