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Second man arrested in fatal Durham shooting

Posted November 18, 2013

Christopher Hicks, left, and Markecio Barker are charged with muder in the shooting death of  Jevontez Deshawn Massey on Nov. 5, 2013.

— Durham police made a second arrest Monday in the Nov. 5 shooting death of Jevontez Deshawn Massey.

Massey, 22, was found lying in the street on Morning Glory Avenue near Belt Street, police said. He had been shot and was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital.

Christopher Alexander Hicks, 21, was charged the next day with murder, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and possession of a stolen firearm. He was indicted Monday on those charges.

On Monday, police charged Markecio Barker, 16, with murder in the case.


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  • MitziGaynor Nov 19, 2013

    Were you being sarcastic woodrock? It already is against the law. But criminals don't obey laws, so would it really matter?

  • woodrock223 Nov 18, 2013

    i think we need a law that doesn't allow convicted felons to have guns....