Man sought in shooting outside Durham supermarket
Posted March 27, 2013
Updated March 28, 2013
Durham, N.C. — Police are searching for a man wanted in connection with a shooting outside a Durham supermarket Monday evening.
in a shooting outside Los Primos Supermarket on East Main Street Monday evening.
Christopher Eugene Hill, 34, of Durham, faces charges of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon in connection with the shooting outside Los Primos Supermarket on East Main Street.
According to 911 recordings released Wednesday afternoon, it appears that Hill and the victim, whose name hasn't been released, were involved in some kind of confrontation shortly before the shooting.
"I was just driving down the road and I saw a guy laying on the ground, and they were like fighting and one of them had a gun," a caller told a 911 dispatcher in a 5:09 p.m. call.
Multiple callers reported two guns were involved. Some also said they saw a man getting into a white Honda Civic, and someone else reported seeing a man who had been in a red truck who had been shot in the stomach.
Police have not commented on a motive for the shooting or said how the vehicles might have been involved in the crime.
The victim was seriously injured, police have said.
According to the North Carolina Department of Public Safety, Hill was convicted of second-degree murder in January 2001 and served more than nine years in prison.
Anyone with information on Hill's whereabouts is asked to call the Durham Police Department at 919-560-4281 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.