Man arrested in connection with late November Durham murder

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) - A man has been arrested and charged in connection with the murder of a Durham man who was found shot to death in his vehicle on Nov. 28, police said.

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Laron Malik McCrae, 20, of Durham, was arrested Thursday in connection with the murder that occurred in the 3200 block of Rowena Avenue.

Durham police responded to a call regarding the sound of gunshots just after 10:15 p.m. Upon arrival, officers found a man dead inside a crashed vehicle with an apparent gunshot wound.

Police later identified the victim as Jamond Lee Alston, 22, of Durham.

McCrae has been charged with 13 counts of discharging a weapon into an occupied dwelling/moving vehicle, felony conspiracy, possession of a stolen firearm, and possession of a firearm by a felon.

He was placed in Durham County Jail under a $750,000 bond.

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