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Durham Man Arrested In Shooting Of Teen In Car

Posted January 7, 2005 10:30 a.m. EST

— Nicholas Fuller, who is suspected of shooting an 18-year-old man in the chest Wednesday night in a car on Junction Road, was arrested late Thursday by Durham police at his home on Dodson Street.

According to police, an 18-year-old man 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.

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

Fuller has been charged with shooting into an occupied vehicle and assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill/ inflicting serious injury.

The victim is in stable condition.