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Two in custody, two sought in fatal Durham shooting

Posted April 18

Darryl Moye (far left) and Marquis Burnett (far right) are in custudy while police continue to search for E'Monie Wilds and Devonte jackson (middle) in connection with a March 16 shooting in Durham.
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— Four people were charged Monday in connection with a March shooting at a Durham apartment complex that left one man dead.

The Durham Police Department was dispatched to the 500 block of Hardee Street during the early hours of March 16 and found the body of 23-year-old Symoud Syheed Lewis.

Darryl Lamont Moye, 19, of Durham was arrested on April 12 and charged with murder. He was indicted Monday on charges of attempted robbery with a dangerous weapon and conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous robbery.

Marquis Kejaun Burnett, 17, was arrested on April 15 on charges of murder, attempted robbery with a dangerous weapon and conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon.

Moye and Burnett were both being held at the Durham County jail without bond.

Police are asking for public assistance in locating Devonte Lamar Jackson, 23, of Oxford and Eā€™Monie Wilds, 19, of Durham. Both face charges of murder, attempted robbery with a dangerous weapon and conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon.

Police said the shooting did not appear to be random.

Anybody with information about the whereabouts of Jackson or Wilds is asked to call Durham Police at 919-560-4440 or Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200.

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  • Steve Clark Apr 23, 5:59 a.m.
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    What a waste... killed two people while trying to rob them. And the Black Lives Matter crowd?? ... crickets..

  • Had Enough Apr 21, 5:05 p.m.
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    I wish all the out-of-state liberals moving here to NC would relocate to Durham.

  • Janet Ghumri Apr 18, 6:37 p.m.
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    I'm waiting for the update showing the Rev. Barbour stepping up to assist these young men. How long do we think it'll take?