Friday, September 25, 2015

Barbershop Shooting Suspect Arrested by U.S. Marshals

Winston-Salem, NC – On September 23, 2015 around 6:15 PM, Dwayne Dishawn Mays, a 22 year old male, was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Joint Fugitive Task Force (JFTF) and the High Point Police Department. Arrest warrants were obtained in High Point on August 15, 2015 for Mays for Assault with a Deadly Weapon Intent to Kill Inflicting Serious Injury (two counts) and Possession of Firearm by a Felon.

It is alleged that Mays shot and wounded Jerome Patrick Bethea and Stevie Turner, Jr. at a barber shop in central High Point on August 15, 2015. Bethea was transported via life flight to Baptist Hospital due to his injuries.

After developing information that Mays may be hiding in a residence in Winston-Salem, extensive surveillance was conducted at the residence. When members of the JFTF surrounded the house, Mays surrendered at the front door without incident. Mays was transported to the High Point Police Department for processing, transported to the Guilford County Magistrate's office and placed in the High Point jail. Conditions of Mays release are unknown.

The U.S. Marshals Joint Fugitive Task Force for the Middle District of North Carolina is comprised of investigators from the U.S. Marshals Service, Chapel Hill Police Department, Durham Police Department, Greensboro Police Department, High Point Police Department, Winston-Salem Police Department, Alamance County Sheriff’s Office, the North Carolina State Highway Patrol and the North Carolina Department of Public Safety, Department of Community Corrections – Probation & Parole.

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