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Durham police arrest 18-year-old in Liberty Street shooting

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Durham police said Gibbs now has small braids in his hair. Durham police said Gibbs now has small braids in his hair.
DURHAM, N.C. - Durham police arrested an 18-year-old Thursday with murder in the shooting death of a man on Liberty Street March 22.

Jermaine Alexander Gibbs was arrested by police on Hicks Street in Durham after noon.

Police found 21-year-old Jeffery Lamar Dawes suffering from a gunshot would at an apartment in the 500 block of Liberty Street around 10:03 p.m. March 22.

Gibbs was charged March 27 with murder in the death of Dawes, police said.

Police said Gibbs and Dawes knew each other and the crime was not random.

Anyone with information on Gibbs’ whereabouts is asked to call Investigator S. Pate at (919) 560-4440, ext. 29332 or CrimeStoppers at (919) 683-1200. CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers never have to identify themselves.

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