Man Shot While On His Bike

Police need your help finding three men who shot at a man riding his bicycle

Officers responded to Nash General to talk to Maurice Staton who had been shot.

Staton said he was riding his bicycle in the 500 block of Ambler Avenue when three men stepped from a vacant home at 707 Clark Street and began shooting at him as he went by.

Staton left the scene but was shot in the arm.

He said he had a verbal argument with the suspects earlier in the day.

Staton was treated for non-life threatening injuries.


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  • by Anonymous on Aug 7, 2011 at 09:36 PM
    Ook Ook Ook !!!
  • by bs on Aug 6, 2011 at 11:51 AM
    It was those cave men from the hood again.
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      by BLAH on Aug 6, 2011 at 02:55 PM in reply to bs
      Come now.We all no this country is turning into the planet of the apes.The movie is coming out soon.Stupid white americans trying to domesticate the the untamable
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      by hmmmm on Aug 7, 2011 at 09:42 PM in reply to bs
      Oh no !! Not Fred, Barney, or Joe Rockhead? You mean it's Dawanza, Showanza, and Dewanza?
  • by Lawerence on Aug 6, 2011 at 10:11 AM
    Descriptions would help (black, white, mexican, asian, tall, short, fat, skinny, etc)........
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      by Steve on Aug 6, 2011 at 02:01 PM in reply to Lawerence
      That would have been "racist", BTW no suprise when I clicked on the headline to find out it was RM.
  • by Too Difficult on Aug 6, 2011 at 08:42 AM
    How hard would it have been to begin this story with "Rocky Mount Police...."? Even though this is a website, this is supposed to be a "news" website so please include the "who, what, where, when". That shouldn't be too much to ask.
  • by Really on Aug 6, 2011 at 07:22 AM
    I think I found them but I don't know if it's them. I have an Irishman, Chinese and a KKK member at gunpoint. Oh...who am I looking for. I forgot, the cops need our help and no description given. Ok guys sorry, you can go.
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      by lol on Aug 6, 2011 at 10:16 AM in reply to Really
      say it aint so
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      by Anonymous on Aug 7, 2011 at 09:39 PM in reply to Really
      I think they were Scandinavians named Sven, Bjorn, and Leif.
  • by Lavonded Location: Rmt. on Aug 6, 2011 at 07:00 AM
    You have to laugh at your self on this one WITN!
  • by Jenks23 on Aug 6, 2011 at 04:26 AM
    I assume this happened in Rocky Mount??? I guess everyone is supposed to immediately know these streets & know they are in a particular city seeing WITN didn't give us this information... That is something I expect to see on WRAL's website not here.
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      by Anonymous on Aug 6, 2011 at 06:56 AM in reply to Jenks23
      correct...
  • by BoCo on Aug 5, 2011 at 09:55 PM
    Yes, but he doesn't know who they are!
  • by levoon on Aug 5, 2011 at 05:53 PM
    are the suspects of irish american heritage, wearing nice clothes and even a belt,?
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      by Anonymous on Aug 6, 2011 at 06:56 AM in reply to levoon
      You got it!!! Bahahahaha!
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      by Anonymous on Aug 6, 2011 at 10:03 AM in reply to levoon
      Probably christians.You know how much of a problem with crime they cause around here.
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        by Scott on Aug 6, 2011 at 12:29 PM in reply to
        Im not exactly sure where your coming from as I recently moved from Greenville 2 New Bern nuff said
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      by Anonymous on Aug 7, 2011 at 09:37 PM in reply to levoon
      Begorrah lad, I think their names might be Brannigan, Hannigan and O'Shaughnessy.
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