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16-Year-Old Held in Drive-By Shooting of 10-Year-Old

Posted April 15, 2008 10:37 p.m. EDT
Updated April 16, 2008 9:19 p.m. EDT

— Durham police have charged a 16-year-old in a drive-by shooting that seriously injured a 10-year-old boy Tuesday night.

It happened at about 7:30 p.m. at 2710 Thelma St.

The boy, who suffered a gunshot wound to the head, was transported to Duke University Hospital for surgery. He was listed in serious but stable condition Wednesday evening.

Police arrested Lensy Arnette Gill, 16, and charged him with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury, discharging a firearm in city limits and possession of a weapon by a juvenile.

Gill is being held on a $2 million bond.