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Student shot, killed girlfriend Wednesday then tried to kill himself, sources say

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — Fayetteville police on Wednesday identified the high school student who sources said killed his girlfriend before turning the gun on himself.

At 8:15 a.m., officers with the Fayetteville Police Department responded to a home in the 3700 block of Carlos Ave. after receiving reports of a shooting.

According to Fayetteville police, Nasir Scott, 18, was taken to the hospital with self-inflicted gunshot wounds, where he died.

Tatiana Haywood, 18, who sources identified as the shooter’s girlfriend and a graduating senior at Douglas Byrd High School, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The investigation is ongoing.

The FPD said this does not appear to be a random incident.

Fayetteville Police investigating shooting, say it 'does not appear to be random'

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