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Man wounded in shooting near Garner police station dies

Posted August 8, 2013

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— A 35-year-old Garner man who was shot July 31 at an apartment building across from the police department died Monday from his injuries, Garner police confirmed Thursday. 

Officers responding to an apartment complex on Seventh Avenue July 31 found Kyevon Diates Frazzell Gayles with gunshot wounds about 7:30 p.m. He was taken to WakeMed, where he died Monday. 

Police are searching for a four-door white Nissan Altima or Maxima that was seen leaving the area after the shooting.

They are also searching a for a man who was described as 6 feet tall with an average build and goatee. He was seen leaving the area with a white hat with a black brim, a white T-shirt and black shorts.

Anyone with information should call the Garner Police Department at 919-772-8810.


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  • joeBob Aug 8, 2013

    rough hood. The GPD might want to consider relocating like RPD did.

  • BubbaDukeforPresident Aug 8, 2013

    the description has the color of everything but the skin....


    The guy could change his clothes, but not the skin color, so yes, if you're going to post a description of someone, skin color is important. It eliminates a whole bunch of people who would otherwise be suspect. The media and the government is so focused on proving they're not racists, they actually achieve the opposite.

  • farm Aug 8, 2013

    the description has the color of everything but the skin....

  • Danny919 Aug 8, 2013

    I hope they catch the guy who did this...