Man wanted in connection with Durham shootings arrested in Havelock

Patrick Parker (Durham Police Department)
Patrick Parker (Durham Police Department)

HAVELOCK, N.C. (WNCN) – A man being sought in connection with two shootings in Durham has been arrested in Havelock, authorities said.

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Patrick Parker, 38, of Williamsburg Road, is charged with two counts of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, two counts of breaking and entering to terrorize or injure, two counts of discharging a firearm in an enclosure, one count of possession of a firearm by a felon, one count of assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury and one count of assault on a female, according to police.

The U.S. Marshals Joint Fugitive Task Force and the Violent Fugitive Task Force of New Bern and Greenville combined Wednesday morning to arrest Parker, who was taken to the Pitt County Jail.

Parker was being sought in connection with a pair of Sept. 8 shootings in Durham. One incident, reported at 3:08 p.m., left a man and a woman wounded on North Maple Street, according to police.

RELATED: 2 Durham shootings occur within 10 minutes, police say

Another shooting on Harvard Avenue a few minutes later wounded on man, police said.

All three victims were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

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