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Third Man Arrested in Fatal Drive-By Shooting

Posted December 28, 2007 11:50 a.m. EST
Updated December 29, 2007 6:10 p.m. EST

— Police on Saturday arrested a third man in a fatal July drive-by shooting.

Delano Deshon Marley, 19, of Palmer Street, was charged with murder in the July 1 shooting death of Darraies McClain, 26, on Cheek Road near Midland Terrace.

McClain and his girlfriend had stopped on Cheek Road for a red light at Midland Terrace when a sport utility vehicle pulled up next to them in the turn lane and an occupant in the back seat leaned out the window and opened fired, police said. McClain was shot at least once in the side, and he died at Durham Regional Hospital.

John Flowers Jr., 28, of East Club Boulevard, was arrested Thursday night in Person County and was charged with murder in the case. Two weeks ago, Lamont Charles Johnson, 27, of Gurley Street, was charged with murder in McClain's death.