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Police search for Durham shooting suspects

Posted July 3, 2008

— Police are searching for two men wanted in connection with several shootings.

Ronald Girard Ransom, 20, of South Elm Street, and Desmond Deloach, 16, of South Alston Avenue, have been charged in a series of shootings that occurred in the South Elm Street area between June 27 and June 29, police said Thursday.

During the shootings one woman was shot in the leg and several vehicles and residences were damaged.

Ransom and Deloach have both been charged with one count of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury, 11 counts of discharging a firearm into an occupied property and several counts of damage to property.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Ransom or Deloach is asked to call Investigator A.C. Rogers at 560-4406, ext. 270 or Crime Stoppers at 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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  • Just the facts mam Jul 4, 2008

    Funny how they have their pictures on file even before the are arrested for the crime - must be ESP...

  • dianadarling Jul 4, 2008

    Well Deloach already has court dates as an adult and he just turned 16 in March. Possession of a stolen vehicle and a firearm charge. wonder what he did as a juvey.