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17-year-old is 3rd person charged in Raleigh shooting, I-40 crash

Posted May 28

Aaron Nicholas Burton, 17, is charged with murder, two counts of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury and possession of a stolen firearm.

— Raleigh police have charged a third person with murder after a shooting on Thursday afternoon on Bowman Lane.

Aaron Nicholas Burton, 17, of Coleman Street, Raleigh, is charged with murder, two counts of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury and possession of a stolen firearm.

Elaton Omar White Jr., 24, and James Keavon McCallum, 16, were previously charged with murder and two counts of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury.

2 charged with murder after Raleigh shooting, I-40 crash

The incident started around 3:15 p.m. Thursday when police found two men with gunshot wounds in the 2000 block of Bowman Lane. Both men were taken to WakeMed, along with another man who was taken there in a private vehicle.

Tyquez Elfthaniel Mann, 20, died from his injuries.

Police sau Burton, White and McCallum were later involved in a shooting on Interstate 40 in Raleigh near Gorman Street.

The driver of a vehicle there sustained a non-life-threatening gunshot wound around 7:15 p.m. before running off the road and crashing. The driver and a passenger, who were not identified, were taken to WakeMed to be treated.

Burton was being held in the Wake County jail Sunday.

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