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Durham Police Make Arrest In Nightclub Shooting

Posted January 7, 2005 10:12 a.m. EST

— Durham police arrested a suspect Friday in a nightclub shooting that happened earlier this week.

Jovan Lamont Leach, who was charged in the shooting of an 18-year-old woman early Monday at a downtown Durham nightclub, turned himself in Friday morning at the Durham County Magistrate's Office.

The shooting happened at MK's House of Jazz early Monday morning.

Police say the victim, a woman, was an innocent bystander. Police say the shooting appears to be gang-related.

Leach is charged with one count of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury.

Police had been looking for Leach for two days before he turned himself in.