Welcome to Dunn, NC: Where Community Matters
Home | Contact | Print       A   A
Visitors
Citizens
Government
Departments
Services
News & Events
Resources
Employment

 

Dunn: All-American City 1989-2013

Police Department » Press Releases« All Departments

Official Press Releases of the Dunn Police Department


Updated June 4, 2018

Date/Time: 05/05/2018 at 12:23 am

Location: 500 N. Clinton Ave. Dunn, N.C.

Victim: Anthony Durand Jacobs B/M DOB: 10/26/1975

Homicide Investigation:

On Saturday, May 05, 2018 at approximately 12:23 am, Officers with the Dunn Police Department responded to 500 N. Clinton Ave., in reference to a report of a subject who had been shot. Dunn Police Officers located the victim, Anthony D. Jacobs, who was suffering from a gunshot wound to the abdomen area. Mr. Jacobs was transported to Betsy Johnson Memorial Hospital in critical condition, and subsequently airlifted to Wake Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries.

The preliminary investigation revealed a suspect or suspects fired into the home of 500 N. Clinton Ave., striking Mr. Jacobís inside the residence. Investigators conducted interviews of witnesses where preliminary information suggests this was not a random act of violence. The motive of the shooting is unknown at this time, and Investigators are requesting anyone with information contact them at 910-892-2399 or (910) 230-3529.

Dunn Crimestoppers is also offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information that leads to an arrest. (910) 892-2222.

__________________________________________________________________________________________

Date/Time: 06/03/2018 at 3:29 am

Location: 1207 N. Railroad Ave. Dunn, N.C.

Victim: Xavier Shaquan Gayle, Erwin N.C., B/M DOB: 07/01/1988

Victim: John Junior Harris, Dunn N.C., B/M DOB: 12/301982

Investigation: AWDWISIWIK

On Sunday, June 03, 2018 at approximately 3:29 am, Officers with the Dunn Police Department responded to 1207 N. Railroad Ave., reference to reports of shots fired. The preliminary investigation revealed a suspect or suspects fired gunshots in a crowd of people who were attending a party. The gunshots struck two (2) people. First victim, Xavier Shaquan Gayle of Erwin N.C., sustained a gunshot wound to the facial area and was transported to Wake Medical Center for life threatening injuries and is listed in critical condition. The second victim, (John Junior Harris) was transported to Betsy Johnson Hospital for gunshot wounds to both legs and subsequently transported to Cape Fear Valley Hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

Investigators conducted interviews with multiple witnesses where preliminary information suggests this was not a random act of violence. The motive of the shooting is unknown at this time, and Investigators are requesting anyone with information contact them at 910-892-2399 or (910) 230-3556.

Dunn Crimestoppers is also offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information that leads to an arrest. (910) 892-2222.



 Related Links
Juvenile Sites
»National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
»North Carolina Sex Offender Registry
»Dunn Police Athletic/Activities League
»WPAL-The Prowl Internet Radio
General Police Information
»City of Dunn Email System
»LEO Gang Information
»Community / Neighborhood Watch
»NC Most Wanted
Laws, Ordinances and Prevention
»City of Dunn Codes and Ordinances
»North Carolina Crime Prevention Council
»North Carolina Divsion of Motor Vehicles Drivers License
»NC Bicycle Safety and Laws
Federal, State and Local Sites
»FBI Most Wanted
»All State of North Carolina Website Links
»North Carolina Dept. of Crime Control and Public Safety
Animal Control
»National Animal Control Association
»North Carolina Laws for Animal Control
»North Carolina Rabies Control Association
»NC Spay and Neuter
»NC Department of Agriculture
»NC Animal Response Team
»Animal Law.com
»Dunn Animal Shelter.org
»Pet Finder.com