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Man wanted for trying to kill Goldsboro woman

Posted December 29, 2011 10:32 a.m. EST

— 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.