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Durham police charge 25-year-old in fatal September shooting

Posted October 21, 2015 12:26 p.m. EDT

Jose Garcia

— Durham police were searching Wednesday for a 25-year-old Durham man who has been charged with murder in the Sept. 20 shooting of a 24-year-old on Braxton Street.

Jose Garcia, of the 5200 block of Old Hillsborough Road, is described as 5 feet 9 inches tall and about 200 pounds.

Police say Garcia fatally shot Erick Valencia-Diaz, of Durham, at about 2:20 a.m. on Sept. 20.

Anyone with information on Garcia's whereabouts should call Durham Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200.