DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) — The Durham Police Department has announced the arrest of a suspect in connection to a deadly shooting that happened Monday night.
Shortly after 11:45 p.m. Monday, police responded to a shooting in the 300 block of Gary Street, a few blocks from East Durham Park.
After arriving, police found 25-year-old Tyler Young who was shot. He was transported to a local hospital and was pronounced deceased.
Police later arrested and charged Kenneth Dewayne Cates, 51, with murder on Tuesday. He is currently being held in the Durham County Jail.
UPDATE: Durham Police said Cates was not the suspect in the homicide and the Durham County District Attorney dismissed the charges. He was released from jail within 24 hours.