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Man Fatally Shot at Durham Apartment

Posted March 28, 2008 8:05 p.m. EDT
Updated March 28, 2008 10:45 p.m. EDT

— Police have made an arrest in a homicide that occurred early Friday morning at Bay Creek Apartments.

Officers were dispatched shortly after midnight to check on a male lying on the floor of an apartment at 1309 Hudson Ave. David Anthony Taborn, 42, was pronounced dead at the scene from an apparent gunshot wound.

Toriko Mercer, 23, of Ruby Street, was arrested Friday night on Sedgefield Street near Guess Road. He was charged with murder.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call Sgt. Jack Cates of the Durham Police Department at 919-560-4440, ext. 262, or Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200.