3 in custody after man and woman shot causing Cumberland County crash

Amy Cutler/CBS North Carolina

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) — A man and woman were injured after shots were fired that caused a multi-vehicle crash around 2:30 p.m. Monday near Fayetteville, authorities say.

UPDATE: 2nd arrest made in shootout that hit woman, caused Cumberland County crash

Several shots were fired and hit at least one vehicle, officials said. The shots were fired from a residence in the 2900 Block of Cumberland Road, the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office said.

Officials said later Monday that three people were in custody after crimes that took place in three separate scenes.

The extent of the injuries to the victims wasn’t immediately clear.


One of the windows on a tan van at the scene is missing, photos show.

UPDATE: 1 charged in shootout that hit female driver and caused crash, Cumberland Co. deputies say

A woman driving a black SUV, which was involved in the crash, told CBS North Carolina that someone fired shots at her SUV.

She said she slammed the SUV into reverse and then collided with at least two other vehicles.

Fayetteville police are assisting the sheriff’s office with the incident.

Roads were closed after the crash at the intersection of Cumberland Road and Owen Drive near Fayetteville, according to Capt. Jonathan Morgan of the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office.

Photo by Amy Cutler/CBS North Carolina

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