Man charged with shooting Durham 14-year-old

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The Durham Police Department has charged 19-year-old Tyrie Dylon Thomas in the June 13 shooting of a 14-year-old boy in the 300 block of Kilarney Drive near Ross Road.

The Durham Police Department has charged 19-year-old Tyrie Dylon Thomas in the June 13 shooting of a 14-year-old boy in the 300 block of Kilarney Drive near Ross Road.

It was the third shooting of a child in the city in a month.

Police have not released the identity of the victim, but a brother identified him as Christopher "C.J." Hembry.

Officers said a boy suffered potentially life-threatening injuries and was being treated at Duke.

The mother of the boy told ABC11 that her son lost a lot of blood and the top part of his right lung.

Thomas was stopped by Apex police on Saturday and charged with having a stolen gun and carrying a concealed weapon.

Durham police have now charged him with assault with a deadly weapon.

Police have also made arrests in the other two shootings involving children.

On May 14, 10-year-old Daisy Medina was shot and injured on Garrett Road when a bullet came through the ceiling of the room where she lay sleeping.

On June 4, 7-year-old Kamari Munerlyn was shot and killed on Guess Road as he rode in an SUV after a pool party.

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