Four charged in Durham shooting
Posted July 9, 2012
Durham, N.C. — Four Durham men are charged with shooting a man standing in a yard late Friday morning.
Police said the victim, whose identity wasn't released, was shot in the leg in the 300 block of South Woodcrest Street by men who fled in a white vehicle. The victim was treated for non-life-threatening injuries at Duke University Hospital.
A few hours later, police arrested Cameron Mitchell, 22, of Elk Ridge Road, Omari Mitchell, 19, of Elk Ridge Road, Gary Brady Jr., 20, of Ruby Ridge Road, and Devon Drakkar Thorpe, 21, of Rowena Avenue. They all face charges of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury, felony conspiracy, assault by pointing a gun and going armed to the terror of the public.
Brady also faces charges of manufacturing marijuana, possession with intent to sell marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Cameron Mitchell served a year in jail for 2010 convictions for possession of a firearm by a felon and possessing stolen goods, according to state Division of Adult Correction records. He also has a 2008 conviction for discharging a firearm into property.
Omari Mitchell and Brady are both on probation for May 2011 felony break-in and conspiracy convictions, records show.