Robbery, assault case now homicide after victim dies


GOLDSBORO, Wayne County - Goldsboro Police are looking for a suspect after a man who was involved in an armed robbery and assault passed away on Wednesday.

Robert Baymon, 60, of 516 Eason St. in Goldsboro, was robbed and assaulted early on Oct. 11 at his home. Officers located Baymon, who said two unknown people broke into his home and tried to rob him. A struggle ensued and he was shot twice.

Baymon was transported to Vidant Medical Center where he was listed in critical condition before he passed away.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call or text Crime Stoppers at (919) 735-2255 or submit a TIP at Callers will remain anonymous and if your information leads to a felony arrest you will be given a cash reward for the information. Crime Stoppers gives cash rewards of up to $1,000 for information leading to felony arrests.

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