Police have arrested a Durham man on attempted murder and several other felony charges stemming from two afternoon shooting incidents along Ridgeway Avenue in early July.
Hykeem Dunston, 25, was charged Thursday. One incident happened July 4, the other two days later.
No one was hurt in either incident, police said.
On July 4, a man and his mother were driving away from a store at Ridgeway and Lakeland Street in mid-afternoon when several bullets struck their car, police spokeswoman Kammie Michael said.
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On July 6, Michael said, men in a car shot at a man near Ridgeway and Lawson Street shortly before 1 p.m., missing him but sending rounds into a nearby apartment.
The bullets missed several children who were in the apartment at the time, Michael said.
A magistrate set Dunston’s bail at $1 million after police charged him with attempted first-degree murder, two counts of assault in a secret manner, two counts of felony conspiracy, two counts of shooting into an occupied vehicle, one count of shooting into an occupied dwelling, injury to property and firing a gun inside city limits.
Dunston also was charged with illegal gun possession by a felon because was convicted in 2010 of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury.