CLINTON, NC (The Fayetteville Observer) – The Sampson County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a suspect in the fatal shooting of a man Monday.
Deputies received a call of a gunshot victim at a home on the 6300 block of Keener Road, about seven miles north of Clinton. When they arrived, they found a man dead from a gunshot wound, a Sheriff’s Office release said.
Investigators are not yet releasing the man’s name, citing concerns about “protecting the integrity of the investigation,” the release said.
Investigators have named a suspect and are asking for help in locating him.
He is 26-year-old Jorge Alexander Ruiz. He 5-foot-3, weighs 172 pounds and has a muscular build. He also has a scar on his forehead.
Anyone with information should call the Sheriff’s Office at 910-592-4141.