Byron Gainey Death – Durham Police said that on Monday, April 3, 2023, a worker was shot and killed at Durham Dollar Tree after an argument between two other workers. The victim has been identified as 35-year-old Byron Lamont Gainey, a resident of Durham, North Carolina. According to reports, Byron Gainey passed away from injuries sustained in the shooting incident. Byron was tenacious, curious and always mastered what he did very quickly.
How did the shooting happen?
Officers went to the Dollar Tree in the 1500 block of Glenn School Road just after 9 a.m. When they got there, they found a man inside the business who had been shot. Byron Gainey was taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Police said that another worker shot him.
42-year-old Saquan Evans from Durham, North Carolina has been taken into custody and charged with murder. The Durham County Jail is holding Evans. Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call Investigator C. Robinson at (919) 560-4440 ext. 29415 or CrimeStoppers at (919) 683-1200. CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards of up to $2,000 for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers never have to identify themselves.
An obituary is not available at this time for Byron Gainey.
Related Article – Police release image of suspect in E. Main Street shooting of 14-year-old
Investigators with the Durham Police Department want the public to help them find a man they think shot a teenager last week. A 14-year-old boy was found shot in the 500 block of E. Main Street just before 5 p.m. on Thursday. He was rushed to the hospital with injuries that could kill him. Police said Wednesday that the teen’s health has gotten better and that he is now stable.
It looked like the shooting started at an apartment complex and moved ways down the road. Charlitta Burruss was around East Main and South Elm streets when shots were fired. “I was sitting in my car, reading some mail like a typical citizen would do,” Burruss said. “Shots rang out, cars are scurrying, people are running, the police came from everywhere.”
Also Wednesday, police released an image of the shirtless suspect on a motorcycle. Anyone who might recognize the man in the image or who has any information on this shooting is asked to call Investigator C. Bernock at (919) 560-4440 ext. 29414 or call CrimeStoppers at (919) 683-1200. CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers never have to identify themselves.
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