Local News

Second person charged in Carrboro shooting that killed man, wounded brother

Posted February 6, 2019 5:13 p.m. EST

— A second person has been charged in connection with a fatal November shooting in Carrboro.

Aarun Dexter, 27, of Durham, was arrested Wednesday and charged with possession of a firearm by a felon and possession of a stolen firearm.

The charges are connected with a Nov. 2 shooting at a home at 810 Old Fayetteville Road that killed Jeremiah Williams and wounded his brother, James Grace.

Authorities said the brothers had been targeted.

The incident was Carrboro’s first homicide since 2015.

Steven Sutton, 31, was previously arrested in connection with the crime and charged with first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder, robbery with a dangerous weapon, attempted robbery with a dangerous weapon, possession of a stolen firearm and possession of a firearm by a felon.

Dexter, who is also facing unspecified charges for unrelated crimes in Durham, was being held at the Orange County Jail under $10,000 bond.