Man wanted in teen shooting

March 27, 2008 11:20:52 AM PDT
Durham police are trying to locate Sylvester Ladale Nicholson, who is wanted for shooting a teen March 17.

Nicholson is charged with shooting a teenage male in the stomach following an earlier argument.

The shooting occurred shortly before 2 p.m. outside #9 Fisher Place.

The victim ran about a quarter mile --while bleeding-- before he reached a cell phone store.

The teen stumbled into the front door of Pagers Plus. The shooting scene was about three blocks away.

The victim was taken away to Duke University Hospital for treatment.

Nicholson, 22, is wanted on the following charges: assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury, discharging a firearm within the city limits, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and going armed to the terror of the public.

Anyone with information is asked to call Investigator N.M. Byrd at 560-4415, ext. 232 or CrimeStoppers at 683-1200.


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