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Durham man charged with murder after fatal shooting

Posted March 19, 2019 4:13 a.m. EDT
Updated March 19, 2019 11:50 a.m. EDT

— A Durham man was charged with murder after a fatal shooting at a Durham apartment complex Tuesday morning, the city said.

Shajuan Dwatray Ervin, 25, of Durham, was being held in the Durham County jail.

Shajuan Dwatray Ervin

Durham police began investigating after finding a man with a gunshot wound around 1:15 a.m. at Lenox West apartments, in the 200 block of Remington Circle.

He was later identified as Marcus Jackson, 23, of Durham.

Jackson was taken to a hospital, where he died.

Investigators said the shooting was not random.