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July Hearing Set For Man Accused In Local Teen’s Death

Gabriel Gamez, of Texas,  is facing charges in a shooting in North Carolina that claimed the life of a Gateway High School student. (Photo Credit: Durham Police Department)

Gabriel Gamez, of Texas, is facing charges in a shooting in North Carolina that claimed the life of a Gateway High School student. (Photo Credit: Durham Police Department)

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DURHAM, N.C. (KDKA) – A hearing for a man accused of killing a local teenager in North Carolina will be held next month.

On Thursday, 18-year-old Darrell Turner Jr. was shot and killed while touring colleges in Durham, N.C.

Police arrested 22-year-old Gabriel Gamez in connection with the crime.

Gamez is facing charges of murder and assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill or inflicting serious injury.

Turner was a linebacker for Gateway High School and was on a trip with several other students from the area to visit colleges.

Gamez allegedly got into an altercation with several of the students in a shopping plaza parking lot.

During the altercation, he allegedly pulled out a gun and started shooting.

One of Turner’s teammates was also shot in the leg.

The next scheduled hearing for Gamez will take place on July 18.

RELATED LINKS:
Durham Police Department
WRAL.com: “Texas man charged with killing teen visiting Durham”
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