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Woman shot three times in downtown Raleigh

Posted April 12, 2012
Updated April 13, 2012

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— A woman was hospitalized Thursday night after being shot three times in downtown Raleigh, police said.

Saquanna Thorpe, 28, was shot on Haywood Street near Cabarrus Street around 9:30 p.m. 

Her injuries are not life-threatening, a police spokesman said Friday morning.

No one has been arrested and police have not commented on any possible suspects.

No other information was released.


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  • s.wake.co Apr 13, 2012

    You obviously are not from Raleigh so you have no clue the meaning or context of certain words and phrases used for generations by Raleigh natives, so go play somewhere else.

  • working for deadbeats Apr 13, 2012

    I'm surprised to not see my non-violation comments posted.. NOT.

  • working for deadbeats Apr 13, 2012

    "RPD needs to step up its game." pbsm

    You can't change a cultural issue simply with police presence.

  • Truth Time Apr 13, 2012

    It's not called downSTREET :)

  • working for deadbeats Apr 13, 2012

    "RPD needs to step up its game." pbsm

    I think your community needs to police itself.

  • iknowmyschnitzel Apr 13, 2012

    Why in the world cannot I not get through in citing her obvious disinterest in the welfare of others? Her arrest record is atrocious and I would bet money that this was payback. If they really wanted to kill her, they could have (unless the person is from Henderson where their aim absolutely stinks).

  • hckyplyr72 Apr 13, 2012

    Whats all this Mapquest stuff you are talking about? With that name it was downtown.

  • ProudBlackSingleMother Apr 13, 2012

    Fourth shooting in a month in this area... RPD needs to step up its game.

  • s.wake.co Apr 13, 2012

    "Downtown Blvd meaning it led to downtown. Your lines don't even include Fire Station 1 which has always been considered the downtown station. You also aren't including Amtrak or greyhound which were also considered downtown from the time they were built. You also exclude Moore square."
    Truth Time

    In the 50s if I told someone I would meet them "downtown" theywould hardly think I meant firestation #1 or Moore Sq. They would most likely ask me which end of Fayetteville Street I would be, Memorial Auditorium end or the Capitol end.

  • Ambygirl Apr 13, 2012

    Good grief people, this isn't about what map consists of downtown, it's about a woman that was shot 3 times!! Where the heck are your priorities??? I truly hope she recovers and they find the nut that did this!!