N.C. Authorities investigating Fatal Shooting Of Army Paratrooper In Fayetteville

Nicholas Antonio Bobo, 22, was a husband and father, but now police are trying to find his killer.

The man fatally shot on Sept. 13 before his car was stolen was a paratrooper stationed at Fort Bragg in North Carolina, The Fayetteville Observer reports.

Sgt. Nicholas Antonio Bobo, 22, a husband and father, was shot multiple times and pronounced dead from his injuries outside an apartment complex in Fayetteville, according to the Fayetteville Police Department.

Bobo, a Cordova, Tenn. native, joined the Army in 2018 and is survived by his wife, daughter and parents. He was an automated logistical specialist assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division’s 407th Brigade Support Battalion.  He was a decorated soldier who recived multiple medals including the Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, according to the Army Times.

The Army Criminal Investigation Command and Fayetteville police are investigating his death. It is unclear if he was targeted for the shooting or if there was a motive.

Authorities asked anyone with information about the killing to contact Detective S. Shirey with the Fayetteville Police Department at 910-751-3009 or Crimestoppers at 910-483-TIPS (8477).

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