Rashawn Maurice Baum

Rashawn Maurice Baum

Police seek shooting suspect

From Staff Reports

The Daily Advance

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City police need help finding a suspect in connection with the report of gunfire Friday evening on Davis Street.

Rashawn Maurice Baum, 17, is wanted for allegedly discharging a firearm inside the city limits and for allegedly going armed to the terror of the people, police Lt. Mike Boone said. Boone said Baum’s last known address was in the 300 block of Culpepper Street.

Anyone with any additional information is asked to phone Investigator Eddie Graham at the Police Department at 335-4321.

The first reports, which came in at 6:10 p.m., said the gunfire occurred in the area of the 400 block of Davis.

Officers spoke with people in the area and were told that a driver of a gold-colored sport utility vehicle went past a residence and that between four and 10 shots were fired, Boone said.

Boone said there were no reports of any injuries and no reports of property damage. Boone said officers couldn’t locate spent shell casings, but he said Baum became a suspect after further investigation of the incident.

Davis Avenue is between Roanoke Avenue and Peartree Road.


Just another thug living in Elizabeth City

Just another thug is E.C. causing problems. I am sure he has a wrap sheet a mile long but the system keeps on the streets. He will eventually shoot or kill someone. Seems to be the characteristic of the youth that hang out in E.C. with their pants halfway down their legs. Society has let this "thug life" way of living get out of control because they don't want to offend anybody.

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