Arrest made after teen killed in Durham, second teen injured

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) — An arrest has been made after two teens were shot Saturday, killing one and injuring the other, police said.

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The shooting occurred in the 600 block of W. Markham Avenue, Durham police said in a news release.

The pair who were shot, both 19, were taken to a nearby hospital after suffering “multiple gunshot wounds,” according to police.

Christopher Hughes of Durham died Saturday evening from his injuries, police said.

The other victim, who was a woman, was not identified.

Nyreese Cole, 29, of Durham, was been arrested and charged with murder and assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury. He’s being held without bond.

Anyone with information is asked to call CrimeStoppers at (919) 683-1200. CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers never have to identify themselves.

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