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Police: 2 charged in shooting, chase through Holly Springs

A Holly Springs shooting prompted a police chase that ended in Cary Friday night. The driver is in custody, but police are searching for a passenger that fled from the car.

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Ken Smith
, WRAL Reporter & Hannah Webster, WRAL.com editor
CARY, N.C. — Two men were arrested and charged Friday night in connection to a Holly Springs shooting that sparked a police chase.

Holly Springs police said Lemuel Cotton, 25, and Travis Evans, 38, were in the car when it crashed at the intersection of Tryon Road and Autumn Gate in Cary near the Cary Parkway. It's unclear who was driving the vehicle.

Police said there were two children in the car during the chase and crash, a 1-year-old and a 10-month-old. Neither were injured.

The chase started Friday night after Cary police received calls from people who said their cars had been struck by bullets. Police did not say how many cars where hit.

Travis Carl Evans (left) and Lemuel Darrell Cotton

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