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Durham man wanted on assault charges

Kelvin Maurice Evans, 24, of Oakwood Avenue, is charged with choking a 19-year-old woman and firing a shot at her inside a car around 2:40 a.m., Durham police said.

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Kelvin Maurice Evans
DURHAM, N.C. — Police are searching for a Durham man accused of shooting a woman during a domestic dispute April 25 on Steadman Street.

Kelvin Maurice Evans, 24, of Oakwood Avenue, is charged with choking a 19-year-old woman and firing a shot at her inside a car around 2:40 a.m., Durham police said.

Police said the gunshot grazed the woman's forehead. She was treated for her injuries at Durham Regional Hospital.

Evans is wanted on charges of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury, assault on a female, second-degree kidnapping, assault by pointing a gun and discharging a firearm within the city limits.

Anyone with information on Evans’ whereabouts is asked to call Durham Police at 919-560-4910, ext. 29283 or Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200.

Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrest in felony cases and callers never have to identify themselves.

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