Special Forces soldier shot, killed in Fayetteville home - WRBL

Special Forces soldier shot, killed in Fayetteville home

Posted: Updated:
Police responded to a report of a shooting just before 9 p.m. Monday in the 7000 block of Beaver Run Drive. (Brandon Herring, WNCN) Police responded to a report of a shooting just before 9 p.m. Monday in the 7000 block of Beaver Run Drive. (Brandon Herring, WNCN)
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. -

Fayetteville police are searching for two men in the shooting death of a Special Forces soldier who was killed in his home.

Police responded to a report of a shooting just before 9 p.m. Monday in the 7000 block of Beaver Run Drive.

Police identified the soldier as 35-year-old Sean Wayne Wells. They say they don't believe the shooting was random because they think the family had some sort of relationship with the men.

The investigation revealed that at least two suspects were at the home during the incident and should be considered armed and dangerous.

Police Chief Harold Medlock says investigators don't know if the two men were invited into the home or if they forced their way inside. Authorities say a woman and child inside the home were not hurt.

One of the men separated the woman and child from Wells. During the incident, Wells was shot and killed.

Officers say a car stolen from the home has been recovered. In addition to the stolen vehicle, the suspects also may have been operating a Dodge Dakota pickup truck. 

Anyone with information concerning the homicide or the identity of the suspects is asked to contact detectives with the Fayetteville Police Department at (910) 433-1856 or Crimestoppers at (910) 483-TIPS (8477). Crimestoppers information can also be submitted by clicking here and completing the anonymous online tip sheet.

  • Cumberland CountyMore>>

  • 2 critically injured in Fayetteville shooting

    2 critically injured in Fayetteville shooting

    Friday, August 1 2014 11:28 PM EDT2014-08-02 03:28:03 GMT
    Fayetteville police reported two men shot and critically wounded Friday night.Police say it happened about 9:30 p.m. in a mobile home park in the 300 block of Peejay Lane in the Bonnie Doone subdivision.The victims were being treated at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center. Their names were not released Friday night.Police do not believe the shooting was random.Detectives ask anyone with information tocontact Detective J. Nevitt with the Fayetteville Police Department at (910) 433-1856 or Crimesto...
    Fayetteville police reported two men shot and critically wounded Friday night.Police say it happened about 9:30 p.m. in a mobile home park in the 300 block of Peejay Lane in the Bonnie Doone subdivision.The victims were being treated at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center. Their names were not released Friday night.Police do not believe the shooting was random.Detectives ask anyone with information tocontact Detective J. Nevitt with the Fayetteville Police Department at (910) 433-1856 or Crimesto...
  • Police make arrest in Fort Bragg soldier's murder

    Police make arrest in Fort Bragg soldier's murder

    Friday, August 1 2014 8:39 PM EDT2014-08-02 00:39:50 GMT
    Adacia Bruton, 20, is charged with first-degree murder in the death of Fort Bragg soldier Justin Moore.Adacia Bruton, 20, is charged with first-degree murder in the death of Fort Bragg soldier Justin Moore.
    Police arrested a Fort Bragg soldier in the murder of a fellow soldier who was found shot to death in Fayetteville Wednesday.
    Police arrested a Fort Bragg soldier in the murder of a fellow soldier who was found shot to death in Fayetteville Wednesday.
  • 911 calls reveal some details in Cumberland Co. shootout

    911 calls reveal some details in Cumberland Co. shootout

    Friday, August 1 2014 1:21 PM EDT2014-08-01 17:21:52 GMT
    Emergency phone calls to 911 reveal some of the details surrounding a shooting in Cumberland County Wednesday that left three people dead and a deputy seriously injured.
    Emergency phone calls to 911 reveal some of the details surrounding a shooting in Cumberland County Wednesday that left three people dead and a deputy seriously injured.
Powered by WorldNow

1350 13th Avenue
Columbus, GA 31901

Telephone: 706.323.3333
Fax: 706.327.6655
Email: news@wrbl.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.