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Man wanted for trying to kill Goldsboro woman

Posted December 29, 2011

— Goldsboro police are searching for the man who they believe shot and wounded a woman Wednesday afternoon.

Police said that Edquan Battle, 24, fired multiple times into a vehicle occupied by Andreana Faison in the 1100 block of Olivia Lane around 1:15 p.m. Faison was injured, but was treated and released by EMS workers at the scene.

Battle is wanted on charges of attempted murder, assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill and shooting into an occupied vehicle.

He is described as black, 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighing 160 pounds. He goes by the nickname "Fat Man."

Anyone with information on Battle's whereabouts is asked to call Investigator Dwayne Bevell at 919-580-4243 or contact Crime Stoppers by calling 919-735-2255 or sending a text message to 919-273-6585. Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for anonymous tips that solve crimes.


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  • kampercam Dec 29, 2011

    da na na na na nanna nanna da na na na nanna FAT MAN! Great now it's stuck in my head.

  • mike275132 Dec 29, 2011

    Another Fine Democrat in Training!

  • Mr. Middle of the Road Dec 29, 2011

    5'11" 160 lbs is 'fat man?' What am I missing?

  • chattycat Dec 29, 2011

    Another creative name!

  • not my real name Dec 29, 2011

    Not likely sunshine1040. He'll learn how to be a better criminal if he's ever released on parole. The lack of respect for human life is disturbing among today youth. Sad but true.

  • not my real name Dec 29, 2011

    His nickname should be "stick boy"

  • sunshine1040 Dec 29, 2011

    a male person without courage uses a gun to fire into a car because he lacks the courage to talk out his problems with another person deserves to spend time behind bars. Maybe while there he will learn there are other ways of solving problems without using a gun