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Durham Shooting Suspect Sought

Posted January 6, 2005 10:40 a.m. EST

— Durham police are looking for 17-year-old Nicholas Quinten Fuller, who is wanted for shooting a man Wednesday night on Junction Road.

According to police, an 18-year-old male and two friends were driving in the 300 block of Junction Road at about 9:45 p.m. when a gray car started to overtake them. As the gray car was passing the victims' vehicle, an occupant of the gray car fired several shots at the vehicle.

The 18-year-old, who was sitting in the right front passenger seat of the victims' vehicle, was shot once in the chest. He was taken to a local hospital, where he is listed in critical condition.

The suspect vehicle is described as a gray, older model sedan similar in style to a Chevrolet Caprice. It is unknown how many occupants were in the suspect vehicle when the shooting occurred.

Investigators believe the shooting was gang-related and stemmed from a previous shooting incident.

Fuller, whose last known address was in the 2800 block of Dodson Street, has been charged with shooting into an occupied vehicle and assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury.

Anyone with information on Fuller's whereabouts is asked to Durham police at (919) 560-4582 or CrimeStoppers at (919) 683-1200.