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Durham police have suspect in Sunday night club shooting

Posted July 19, 2010

— Durham police were looking for a man on charges he fired a gun outside Destinee’s Bar and Grill, at 2627 Hillsborough Road, early Sunday.

Brandon Eugene Thompson, 28, of Riddle Road in Hillsborough, faces charges of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury and discharging a firearm within the city limits.

Police said two men fought in the street outside the club just after midnight. Gunshots followed.

A 32-year-old man, whose name police did not release, was taken to Duke University Hospital. He  was in stable condition Monday.

Anyone with information about Thompson's whereabouts is asked to call Durham police at 919-560-4582, ext. 29238 or Crime Stoppers at 919- 683-1200. Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers never have to identify themselves.


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  • JustOneGodLessThanU Jul 20, 2010

    Awww...what happened, Brandon? Did that 32 year-old you tangled with start kicking your backside and you had to resort to a gun? Now whatcha gonna do in jail without your protection?

    Maybe you'll learn to use brains someday and prevent this type of occurrence to begin with.

  • ncmickey Jul 19, 2010

    They had just opened that weekend.... great start....