Unsolved Homicide - Rayburn Simms

Case Information
On May 21, 2005 at 1:59 a.m., officers responded to a 1-car traffic accident on Broad Street in front of the Oaks at Northgate Apartments.

The driver, 30-year-old Rayburn Antonio Demarcus Simms of Durham, had been shot in the side. He died a short time later.

Investigators believe Simms was shot on Leon Street near Broad Street and then drove approximately 2 blocks before his car ran off the road and down an embankment. His car - a green 2001 Chrysler Sebring - had several bullet holes in it.

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A photograph of Rayburn Simms
A photograph of a green 2001 Chrysler Sebring