On Thursday, September 8, 2022, at approximately 6:06 p.m., officers with the Goldsboro Police Department’s Uniformed Patrol “C” Shift responded to the Emergency Department at Wayne UNC Health Care, located at 2700 Wayne Memorial Drive, in reference to an individual who arrived there suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to the chest. Soon after police arrived, the victim was identified as Rakeem Demarko Holloway, 27, of Goldsboro. After Emergency Department personnel worked to stabilize Mr. Holloway to be airlifted to ECU Medical Center for more advanced treatment, Mr. Holloway succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased.
Members of the Goldsboro Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division were called out to assume the investigation, including criminal investigators and crime scene specialists. The investigation has now been upgraded to a homicide investigation.
Anyone with information about this crime, or any other crime in the Wayne County area is asked to call or text Crime Stoppers at 919-735-2255 or submit a TIP at p3tips.com. 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. Crime Stoppers is a Non-Profit 501(c)(3) organization, funded solely by private donations. To make a donation, contact the Goldsboro Wayne Crime Stoppers Director Stephanie Brown at 919-734-8177.