SC man shot during arrest in Durham double homicide
Posted December 18, 2013
Durham, N.C. — A man wanted in connection with the Monday morning shooting deaths of a woman and man in Durham was shot Wednesday morning after exchanging gunfire with South Carolina authorities, according to police and South Carolina news media.
Michael Teon Brown, 28, of Hartsville, S.C., was taken into custody after exchanging gunfire with Darlington County deputies, according to WBTW-TV in Myrtle Beach, S.C. He was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening wounds.
Durham police have issued warrants charging Brown with two counts of first-degree murder. There was no word on when he would be returned to Durham.
Brown is the former boyfriend of Jessica Liriano, police said.
Liriano, 33, was shot and killed at her home in the 2200 block of Cheek Road shortly before 7 a.m. Monday. She had just put two of her three children on a school bus on Monday, according to police and neighbors.
Her new boyfriend, Jerron McGirt, 34, also was shot and died after emergency crews took him to a local hospital, police said.