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Released: 6/3/2009 Who do I contact? Theresa Chance
Public Information Officer
(910) 433-1896
Fayetteville Police Department
Shooting Incident on Ramsey St

The suspect in the below mentioned media release has been identified as 18-year old, white male, Joshua Holt.


Holt has been officially charged with one count of Attempted First Degree Murder and two counts of Assault with a Deadly Weapon with intent to Kill or Inflict Serious Injury.

The incident has been confirmed as domestic related.


Holt’s stepfather is currently in surgery at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center.


A photograph of Holt as well as additional information regarding the incident will be released at such time it becomes available.

The Fayetteville Police Department is currently on the scene of a shooting on the 2900 block of Ramsey Street. There is little information known about the incident at this time, however, preliminary findings indicate that a teenager, possibly 18 or 19, shot his sister and stepfather.  Both victims were taken to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center.  The stepfather is in serious condition; the status of the sister is unknown.   The teenage boy is in police custody.   

The investigation is in its early stages; additional information will be released when it becomes available. 





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