Friday, December 2, 2016

East 33rd Street Homicide

December 2, 2016

One of the victims of a double shooting that occurred Wednesday in the Swansboro West neighborhood has died.

Around 9:45 p.m. on November 30, officers responded to a report of a shooting in the 100 block of East 33rd Street. Upon arrival, officers noticed a vehicle pulled onto the curb. Inside the vehicle, they located Javar Mayo, 24, of the 00 block of Lombardy Street, who was suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. 

Mayo was taken to a local hospital for treatment of life-threatening injuries. He succumbed to those injuries last night.

A second victim was located nearby on East 33rd Street suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. He was transported to a local hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

Major Crimes detectives are actively pursuing all available leads in the case and continue to gather information about this incident.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Major Crimes Detective James Baynes at (804) 646-3617 or contact Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or at

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