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Durham police investigators are trying to locate Gadist Claiborne who is wanted on robbery and conspiracy charges.
Claiborne, 25, of Durham is wanted in connection with a robbery and shooting that happened on September 3 on Wabash Street in McDougald Terrace. A 25-year-old male was shot in the leg and pistol-whipped on his head by two men. The suspects stole cash from him and fled. The 25-year-old victim was taken to the hospital for treatment of serious injuries.
Claiborne is also charged with attempting to rob a woman of her vehicle at gunpoint on September 6. The victim was pistol-whipped during the attempted robbery.
Claiborne is wanted for robbery with a dangerous weapon, attempted robbery with a dangerous weapon and two counts of felony conspiracy. He is also wanted for failure to appear on prior charges of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
Anyone with information on Claiborne’s whereabouts is asked to call Investigator K. Owens at (919) 560-4440, ext. 29365 or CrimeStoppers at (919) 683-1200. CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers never have to identify themselves.