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Durham man sought in drive-by shooting

Posted May 19, 2009

— Durham police are looking for a man in a drive-by shooting May 13.

Dominique Deshawn Toomer, 19, who has addresses on South Roxboro Street and Gerard Street, is wanted on charges of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Police said a man was shot in the arm while standing near the intersection of Linwood Avenue and Colfax Street. The shots were allegedly fired from a silver Jeep.

Police did not say how they connected Toomer to the crime.

Anyone with information on Toomer’s whereabouts is asked to call the Durham Police Department at 919-560-4415 or Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200. Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for information to leading to arrests in felony cases and callers never have to identify themselves.


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