Man accused of killing China Wok restaurant owner appears in court

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Maurice Owen Wiley, Jr., 28, is charged with first-degree murder. (WTVD)

The man accused of killing a Durham restaurant owner earlier this month appeared in court for the first time Monday.

Maurice Owen Wiley, Jr., 28, was arrested last week.

He is charged with first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder, attempted robbery with a dangerous weapon, attempted first-degree burglary, six counts of discharging a weapon into an occupied vehicle or residence causing serious bodily injury and six counts of discharging a weapon into an occupied vehicle or residence.

Police arrested Wiley 12 days after the death of Hong Zheng.

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Wiley's father told ABC11 after court: "I'm devastated. I'm devastated, because I know my son!"
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