Garner Police Department News Item

Update on Seventh Ave. Shooting 8/1/13  - Thursday, August 01, 2013


For Immediate Release
Contact: Lt. Chris Clayton at 919-661-6980


UPDATE:  The victim in the shooting is Keyvon Davis Gayles, age 35, of Garner.  He is still in critical condition.  Garner police are looking for a white Nissan Altima or Maxima (four door vehicle) seen leaving the area after the shooting.  The vehicle is described as a newer model Nissan with no known after market accessories.  The previously released suspect description is still accurate.  Anyone with information should contact the Garner Police Department at 919-772-8810.

 

ORIGINAL RELEASE:

Garner police officers responded to a shooting reported at Westchester Apartments, 905 Seventh Ave., in front of Building 16 at 7:27 p.m. on July 31, 2013.  Garner officers located a male victim in his thirties who was shot by an unknown assailant.  The victim was transported to WakeMed Raleigh, where he is currently in critical condition.  Garner police are looking for a black male seen leaving the area immediately following the shooting.  The suspect is described as approximately six feet tall, average build, wearing a white ball cap with black brim, white tee shirt, black shorts, goatee, and dark complexion.  Anyone with information on this shooting is asked to contact the Garner Police Department at 919-772-8810.




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