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Man arrested in Durham shooting death

Posted March 2, 2009 1:42 a.m. EST
Updated March 2, 2009 6:54 a.m. EST

— A Durham man faces first-degree murder charges in the shooting death of a 17-year-old last week.

Erick Calderon, 17, of 4001 Meriwether Drive Apartment C-1, was arrested Sunday, Durham police said in a release. He is also charged with assault with a deadly weapon.

Alejandro Emir Denis-Terron, of Camellia Drive, was shot around 11 p.m. Thursday at a house on Herbert Street, according to police.

Denis-Terron was standing in the yard with a group of other men when the shooting happened, police said. Investigators said they don't know what the motive was, and their investigation was continuing.

Anyone with information is asked to call Investigator Soucie at 919-560-4440, ext. 274, or Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200.

Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases, and callers never have to identify themselves.