Durham Police arrest 2 people in April shooting that left 1 dead and 1 injured at an apartment complex


DURHAM, NC (WTVD) — Durham Police said on Friday they had made two arrests in an April shooting that left one dead and another injured.

The shooting took place shortly before noon on April 15 at Cadence At RTP, an apartment complex popular among North Carolina Central University students in the 1400 block of East Cornwallis Road.

DPD arrested Jayon Smith-Sherman, 19, and Mujahid Muhammad, 23, in the death of Raheem Sharaf Clark Jr., 21, who died at the scene, and in the murder of another person who was transported to the hospital with serious injuries.

NOTE: Video is from a previous report

Smith-Sherman was arrested and charged with murder, attempted first degree murder and assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill causing serious bodily harm.

Muhammad was charged with murder, attempted first degree murder, and assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill causing grievous bodily harm.

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Both are being held without bail.

Investigators said at the time that the shootings did not appear to be random. A resident told ABC11 she heard about 14 gunshots.

Anyone with additional information is asked to contact Investigator A. Ramos at (919) 560-4440 x 29245 or CrimeStoppers at (919) 683-1200. CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in crime cases and callers never have to identify themselves.

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