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Man dead, teen charged in Clayton mobile home park shooting

Posted December 28, 2014

A 28-year-old Clayton man was killed in a shooting at Alta Mobile Home Park in the 1000 block of South Lombard Street early Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014. (Photo courtesy of Town of Clayton)

— A 28-year-old Clayton man was killed and a 17-year-old was charged in a shooting at Alta Mobile Home Park in the 1000 block of South Lombard Street early Sunday, according to a town official.

Robert Lee Horton was shot several times and was found on the living room floor of lot 67 shortly after 2:30 a.m. He was taken to WakeMed in Raleigh, where he died.

An arrest warrant was issued for Cortaz Quemel Lucas Jr., who is charged with first-degree murder in the shooting.

Lucas was arrested in October for assault inflicting serious injury and second-degree trespassing. He was convicted in July for carrying a concealed weapon, possession of a firearm by a minor and misdemeanor larceny.

No other information was released.

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  • Ginger Lynn Dec 29, 2014
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    Long record for a 17 year old...

  • lovebelle99 Dec 29, 2014

    Where is Rev Barber & big Al to protest for the rights of the real victims for a change?
    Good job LEO!!!