Detectives with the Fayetteville Police Department’s Homicide Unit are looking for two vehicles that were present during the shooting at the Baymont Ramada on March 19. Three men died during the shooting and three others were injured. Police have determined the shooting occurred during a confrontation between the Hells Angels, Red Devils, Infamous Ryders and La Familia motorcycle gang organizations.
The vehicles of interest are a Ford Raptor pickup truck displaying NC registration plate 81D5DV, and a Jeep Patriot SUV displaying NC registration plate RDP1513. The rear window of the Jeep was shot out during the incident.
Two people have been arrested in connection to the shooting. They were arrested for an aggravated assault that happened at the Exxon off 1717 Owen Drive. The assault was between rival gang members which resulted in serious injuries to the victim. The assault happened hours before the shooting at the Baymont Ramada.
The two men were each charged with Assault with a Deadly Weapon Inflicting Serious Injury and Felony Conspiracy. 26-year-old Dalton Emmanuel Laperriere is out on a $5000 unsecured bond and his next pre-trial date is April 12. 49-year-old Kerry Helms Lawing is out on a $25,000.00 secured bond and will be back in court on April 13.
Anyone with information regarding the location of these vehicles is asked to contact Detective R. Vernon at (910) 729-2525 or Crimestoppers at (910) 483-TIPS (8477). Crimestoppers information can also be submitted electronically, by visiting http://fay-nccrimestoppers.org and completing the anonymous online tip sheet.