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June 22, 2014 - 5:47 pm


Date: June 22, 2014

Contact: Lt. Mecimore (919) 968-2866

Chapel Hill Police Make Arrest in Early Morning Shooting

At approximately 2:40 AM on June 22, Chapel Hill Police Officers responded to a report that subjects were fighting in the 100 block of East Franklin Street.  When officers arrived on scene they found Steven Charles Moore Jr. suffering from a gunshot wound.  Moore was transported to UNC-ER for treatment.  His wounds are not believed to be life threatening.

Officers located the suspected shooter, Ladarren Deshawn Parker (DOB 8/17/1995), a short distance from the shooting.  Parker, of N. Guthrie Ave, Durham, was charged with Assault with a Deadly Weapon Inflicting Serious Injury and Resisting Arrest.  Parker was transported to the Orange County Jail and is being held on a $15,000 secured bond.

The investigation is ongoing and further information may be released when it becomes available.