Second suspect charged in teen shootings

Dec. 10, 2013 @ 09:10 PM

A second man has been charged in connection with the shooting last week of two brothers at a vacant house on Grace Lane.
Durham police on Tuesday arrested Christopher Taylor Johnson, 25, of Durham and charged him with two counts of attempted murder. He was held in the Durham County Jail under $5 million bond.
His arrest came just days after police took Thomas Deangelo Griffin, 19, into custody for allegedly shooting the boys, ages 14 and 16.
Last week, a 911 caller told an operator that she saw two suspects in hoodies and blue jeans fleeing the house where the boys were shot.
The teens remained in the hospital in stable condition on Tuesday, according to Kammie Michael, police spokeswoman.
It’s still unclear whether their shootings were connected to last Monday’s fatal shooting of Patrick Danial Holmes on Fidelity Drive, although investigators had been pursuing that possibility.
James Edward Walker Jr., 22, was charged Friday in Holmes’ shooting, but remained at large Tuesday night.

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