Local News

Durham fugitive arrested in Florida

Posted January 18, 2013 10:36 p.m. EST
Updated January 18, 2013 10:58 p.m. EST

— A Durham man wanted in connection with a shooting last month was arrested Friday in Florida.

Durham police said Terrell Antwaun Barnes, 22, of Sedgefield Street, was taken into custody at a residence in Orlando by members of the U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force and the Orange County (Fla.) Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Unit.

Barnes is charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury, discharging a firearm into an occupied dwelling and discharging a firearm within city limits.

Officers responded to an emergency call about a shooting in the 1200 block of Truman Street about 5:30 p.m. on Dec. 12. They arrived to find a 29-year-old man who had been shot during an argument. He was taken to a hospital for treatment.

Anyone with information about Barnes is asked to call police at 919-560-4415, extension 29311, or Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200. Crime Stoppers pays cash for information leading to an arrest, and callers may remain anonymous.