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Two people shot in Raleigh

Posted June 3, 2015

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— Two men were shot near the intersection of Bragg and East streets Wednesday afternoon.

Jermaine Shawon Tyson, 24, was shot in his right shoulder. Dominique Maurice Ruffin, 19, was shot in his lower right leg and left arm. None of the injuries are life-threatening, Raleigh police said.

Both men were transported to WakeMed by private vehicle, police said.

Anyone with information about the shootings is asked to contact Raleigh CrimeStoppers, which pays cash for anonymous tips that lead to arrest, at (919) 834-HELP.


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  • Kenneth Brewer Jun 4, 2015
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    I hereby grant authority to WakeMed to take my tax dollars and use them to pay for patching up corner boys who shoot each other in disputes over who gets to sell crack on Bragg St.

  • Mandy Jackson Jun 4, 2015
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    I'm surprised to see this made news. It is sad that these two men were shot whatever the circumstances were. However the reality is that there are shootings in that area of Raleigh almost daily and it never gets reported. I wonder what made this situations newsworthy. Sad but true.

  • Marvin Sanderford Jun 4, 2015
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    hhmm, must be trying to catch up with Durhams stats. I am surprised the media hasn't slipped and said this was in Durham, just to beef up the numbers of shootings in Durham.

  • Lisa Menendez Jun 3, 2015
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    Wouldn't the two shot have information?