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Man arrested in drive-by shooting of Durham teen

Posted October 21, 2009

— Durham police have arrested a suspect in a Sept. 25 drive-by shooting that injured a 17-year-old boy.

Rashad Lamont Brockington, 22, of Guess Road, is charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury, assault with a deadly weapon and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Police said that the victim was walking near Rosedale Avenue and Gunter Street when shots were fired from two vehicles. The teen was treated at Duke University Hospital.

Brockington was arrested on Sherwood Drive Wednesday as a result of a Crime Stoppers tip, police said.

According to state Department of Correction records, Brockington was put on probation in August for drug charges. Brockington has also been convicted of selling drugs and intimidating witnesses, DOC records show.


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  • spccomputech Oct 22, 2009

    He looks tuff with his mean mug, glad I can support this guy in prison.

  • meh2 Oct 22, 2009

    Revolving door justice - liberals love it.

  • euimport Oct 22, 2009

    he'll pull at least six month before the system throws him back at future victims.

  • Lead by Example Oct 22, 2009

    It seems like almost every person arrested for a violent felony is already on probation for a felony conviction. I only hope that if convicted this guy gets the maximum sentence.