Second Arrest Made in Avalon Nightclub Shooting
A second man has been arrested in a fatal shooting outside a Chapel Hill nightclub last year, police said Tuesday.Posted — Updated
Christopher Allen Shipley, 25, of 1421 Milan St. in Durham, surrendered to police Monday and was charged with first-degree murder in the shooting of Kedrain Monta Swann of Chapel Hill. Shipley was being held without bond at the Orange County Jail.
Town officials later forced the nightclub to close, citing a "grave safety risk" to nearby residents. Officials noted the club had been the site of previous assaults and gunfire.
Last week, Willie James Mayo, Jr., 28, of 910 Cartman St. in Durham, was charged with first-degree murder and accessory after the fact in the case.
Investigators said they think Shipley shot Swann and that Mayo drove the getaway car.
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