On Monday, November 10, three men were arrested in connection to the death of a 16-year-old Fayetteville 71st High School student who sustained personal injuries in a shooting.
According to investigators, on November 6, Julius Whitsett was assaulted by two men and another shot him in the neck.
Whitsett was transported to UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill via helicopter for treatment. He was released later in the week.
On Monday, 18-year-old Keenan Lemar Brown, 17-year-old Willie Howard Robinson, and 18-year-old Michael Adam Mathis were arrested by police.
Brown is facing charges of attempted first-degree murder, assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury, and conspiracy to commit assault.
Charges of simple assault, conspiracy to commit assault, and aiding and abetting a felony were filed against Robinson and Mathis.