Capt. Jeff Johnson said that it was likely that
whoever shot Devitto knew what he or she was shooting at and that the
shooting was not an accident.
Johnson also said that, based on
investigators' work so far, it appeared Devitto had also gotten into
some kind of confrontation with another hunter.
Investigators are treating the case as a homicide and are asking for the public's help to solve the case.
found Devitto's red Chevrolet pickup truck parked outside the game
lands Tuesday night when he never returned home. A short time later,
just after 8 p.m., they found him on the ground with a gunshot wound by a
single buckshot round to his face and chest.
Devitto, who is also a soldier at Fort Bragg, was on life support and died just after 1p.m. Friday.
with information is asked to call the sheriff’s office at 919-775-5531
or leave an anonymous tip at 919-718-4577. A cash reward is offered for
information leading to an arrest in the case.