Goldsboro man dies 7 days after robbery, shooting

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Thursday, October 19, 2017
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GOLDSBORO, North Carolina (WTVD) -- A Goldsboro man has died from injuries suffered in a shooting during the overnight hours of October 11.

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Police said Robert Baymon, 60, died seven days later at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville.

After the shooting, Baymon told officers he had allowed two people into his home, in the 500 block of Eason Street, who tried to rob him.

He was shot twice during a struggle.

Goldsboro Police said the incident is being investigated as an armed robbery and a homicide.

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