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Durham Police Arrest Man For 1993 Homicide

Posted August 12, 2005 6:52 a.m. EDT

— Durham police say they have solved a 12-year-old murder investigation.

Police arrested 30-year-old Timothy Lamont Evans on Thursday.

Evans is charged with shooting Shelton Johnson outside a Park Avenue apartment in 1993. Investigators believe Johnson was shot in retaliation for an earlier robbery.

The Durham Police Department's Homicide Unit recently reopened the case and discovered new information, which led to the arrest.