Wake County Briefs

2 brothers charged in drive-by shooting

From Staff ReportsJune 13, 2006 

— Two brothers were arrested Monday, the latest to be charged in connection with the June 3 shooting death of Jamel Jefferys.

Patrick Levon Ballard, 18, of 1824 Trailwood Drive, and Tavar Michael Ballard, 16, were charged with murder after they turned themselves in at the Raleigh Police Department headquarters, according to a news release.

Ten people, including the Ballards and a 15-year-old girl, have been charged with murder after Jefferys, 19, was killed in a drive-by shooting on Beauty Avenue.

Both Ballards are being held at the Wake County jail without bail.

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