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Man charged in Durham shooting death

Posted April 6, 2009 2:09 p.m. EDT
Updated April 6, 2009 4:08 p.m. EDT

— A Durham man has been charged with murder in a weekend shooting death, police said Monday.

Police found Donald Ray Scott, 52, of Wiggins Street, wounded inside a pickup truck after the driver flagged an officer down early Saturday on Linwood Avenue, near Alston Avenue.

Scott later died of his wounds.

Police arrested Derrick Eugene Williams, 24, of Linwood Avenue and charged him with murder. He was being held Monday in the Durham County Jail without bond.

Investigators said Scott was shot following an argument.