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17-year-old arrested after man killed in Durham shooting

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) -- Police say 17-year-old Markis Perry was killed in a shooting Friday night.

The incident was reported around 9 p.m. in the 700 block of Eva Street, in an area east of downtown near Elizabeth and Holloway streets.

Officers arrived on scene and located Perry who was suffering a gunshot wound. Perry was transported to the hospital where he died a short time later.

Police say 19-year-old Diamonte Porter has been arrested and charged with voluntary manslaughter in connection to this shooting.

Porter was placed in the Durham County jail.

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