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Police ID victims in weekend Durham shooting

Posted September 7, 2010 12:06 p.m. EDT
Updated September 7, 2010 12:20 p.m. EDT

— Police on Tuesday identified the victims of a Saturday night shooting on Chapel Hill Road in Durham.

Bernardo Ponce, 33, died at the scene of the shooting, and Antoney Garcia Dominguez, 40, was taken to Duke University Hospital for treatment of wounds that police said weren't life-threatening.

Deandre Roosevelt Rucker, 18, of Nebo Street, was charged with murder, assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury and attempted robbery with a dangerous weapon. A 15-year-old also was charged in the shooting and was placed in the Durham County Youth Home.

Police were still searching Tuesday for a third man in the shooting. He was described as a black man in his late teens or 20s with a light complexion and a chunky build. He was about 5 feet 10 inches tall and might go by the nickname of “D” and frequent the Southside neighborhood.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Durham Police Department at 919-560-4440, extension 29350, or Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200.