Suspect nabbed in deadly shooting of Durham young man

Dominique La’Ron Percell (left) in a photo from Vinelink and the victim Spencer Harrison (right) in a photo supplied by his family.

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) — A second suspect in the deadly April shooting of a young Durham man was arrested on Wednesday morning, the U.S. Marshals Joint Fugitive Task Force said.

Anthony Terry is still being sought in the case. Photo from Durham Police.
Anthony Terry is still being sought in the case. Photo from Durham Police.

Dominique La’Ron Percell, 20, was nabbed Wednesday in Durham at a house in the 5100 block of Old Well Street, officials said.

Percell was wanted in the shooting death of Spencer Harrison, 21, who was shot in the head and chest in Durham on April 4, according to authorities.

The shooting happened around 4:30 a.m. in the 4800 block of University Drive at the Beech Lake Apartments.  Harrison was found outside the apartments.

Investigators are still trying to locate Anthony Terry, 21, of Durham on murder and conspiracy charges, Durham Police said.

Nathaniel Antonio Nelson, 26, of Durham, was arrested about 2 weeks after Harrison’s death and was charged with murder and attempted robbery with a dangerous weapon.

“The Joint Fugitive Task Force spent countless hours on surveillance and interviews in an attempt to locate Percell,” authorities said in a press release. “The JFTF along with officers of the Durham Police Department surrounded and converged on the house taking him into custody without incident.”

Percell is charged with murder, felony conspiracy, and attempted robbery with a dangerous weapon.

Percell was transported to the Durham County Jail where he was given no bond on the alleged charges.

The U.S. Marshals Joint Fugitive Task Force for the Middle District of North Carolina is comprised of investigators from the U.S. Marshals Service, Chapel Hill Police Department, Durham Police Department, Greensboro Police Department, High Point Police Department, Winston-Salem Police Department, Alamance County Sheriff’s Office, the North Carolina State Highway Patrol, Orange County Sheriff’s Office, the North Carolina Department of Public Safety, Department of Community Corrections – Probation & Parole and the Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

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