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One arrested, one sought in December shooting that killed Durham man

Posted February 14, 2019 8:14 p.m. EST

— Two people have been charged in connection with the December shooting death of a 45-year-old Durham man.

Authorities said they discovered Ricky Yates' body in the 100 block of East Cornwallis Road at about 6:15 p.m. on Dec. 2. He had suffered an apparent gunshot wound.

Rashawn Deleon, 21, and Antonio Johnson, 19, were charged Thursday with murder.

Deleon was being held at the Wake County jail Thursday night, but Johnson was not in custody.

Anybody with information about Johnson's whereabouts is asked to call Durham police at 919-560-4440 or Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200.