Crime

Police arrest teen in Durham shooting

Durham police have arrested a man in connection with the shooting of a 16-year-old girl in a church on Sunday.

Authorities charged Luis Andres Castro Mencias, who will turn 18 Tuesday, with the crime, which happened about 7:15 p.m. Sunday at 902 Cleveland St. Records list the Iglesia Novia De Cristo at that address.

Nora Trejo was shot in the arm, treated at Duke Hospital and released, according to a news release. Castro was arrested at the scene and charged with assault with a deadly weapon.

Police also believe Castro raped a 13-year-old Saturday night; he is charged with statutory rape in that case.

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