Chapel Hill police arrest Durham man in Franklin Street shooting
06/23/2014 7:20 AM
06/23/2014 7:32 AM
A Durham man faces charges in Orange County in connection with a shooting on East Franklin Street early Sunday.
Police said they arrested Ladarren Deshawn Parker, 18, of North Angier Avenue, Durham, shortly after they found Steven Charles Moore Jr. wounded.
Police had been dispatched at about 2:40 a.m. because, 911 operators were told, there was a fight going on in the street.
Moore was taken to UNC Hospitals, but was not believed to have life-threatening wounds, police said in a statement.
Parker, whom spokesman Lt. Joshua Mecimore said was found a short distance away, was charged with inflicting serious injury in an assault with a deadly weapon.
He was being held in the Orange County Jail in Hillsborough in lieu of $15,000 bail, Mecimore said.
Join the Discussion
News & Observer is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.