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Durham man charged in shooting

Posted August 23, 2012

— Durham police have charged a man in a shooting that happened Thursday afternoon on Stadium Drive.

Officers responding around 1:30 p.m. to a report of someone with a gunshot wound found the male victim at 1906 Stadium Drive.

He was taken to a local hospital, where, police said, he was listed in critical condition Thursday evening.

Further details about the victim weren't provided.

Ashraf Mwafaq Mubaslat, 39, of 1906 Stadium Drive, is charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury. He was jailed under a $500,000 bond.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact the Durham Police Department at 919-560-4440, extension 2936, or Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200.

Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases, and callers never have to identify themselves.


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  • iknowjack Aug 23, 2012

    Unless you include Raleigh.

  • kermit60 Aug 23, 2012

    One more for Durham but I think Fayetteville is still ahead by a few.