3 arrested in connection to fatal shooting near Durham Cook Out

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Wednesday, September 16, 2020
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Otha Watson, who allegedly knew the three men, died on Sunday at a hospital, police said.

DURHAM, N.C. (WTVD) -- Three men were arrested Wednesday in connection with an early Sunday morning shooting near a Durham Cook Out that left a 26-year-old man dead and a woman injured.

Rashawn Harwell, 25, Taylor Jones, 27 and Larry Harwell, 28 were arrested by Durham police with assistance from the FBI Raleigh-Durham Safe Streets Task Force and the Wake County Sheriff's Office. All three were charged with murder and assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill.

The shooting happened early Sunday morning along the 3600 block of Hillsborough Road just after 2 a.m.

Taylor Jones, Rashawn Harwell and Larry Harwell

Otha Watson, who allegedly knew the three men, died later that day at a hospital, police said.

A woman was driven to the hospital for treatment of gunshot injuries. Police said her injuries did not appear to be life-threatening.

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The three men are currently being held at the Durham County Jail without bond.

Anyone with information is asked to call Investigator Brinkley at (919) 560-4440, ext. 29322 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.