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Durham man arrested in Sept. 20 shooting

Posted November 29, 2016


— Durham police arrested 21-year-old Durham resident Lamonte Nathaniel Colbert on Simmons Street Monday in connection with a Sept. 20 shooting on Massey Avenue.

Colbert is charged with two counts of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury and one count of shooting into an occupied dwelling.

Officers responded to a shooting call around 12 a.m. on Sept. 20 in the 700 block of Massey Avenue. The victims, a 14-year-old girl and her 37-year-old mother, told officers that shots had been fired at them through the front door of the house. The 14-year-old was shot in the leg and her mother suffered a graze wound to her leg.

Colbert is being held in the Durham County Jail under a $505,000 bond.


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