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.


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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