For Immediate Release: July 7, 2022
Arrest Made in April Homicide
Durham police have arrested a 17- year-old juvenile in the murder of Jose Cabrera and shooting of a teenager in early April.
The juvenile was arrested in Greensboro, North Carolina and charged with murder, attempted murder, discharging a firearm into occupied vehicle, minor in possession of a handgun, and discharging a weapon within city limits. The 17-year-old juvenile was placed in a Juvenile Detention Center.
On April 12, 2022, at 9:15 p.m., officers were flagged down on Alston Avenue and told that someone had been shot. Officers located a wrecked vehicle occupied by two males on Alston Avenue near Juniper Street. Both males – an adult and a teenager – had been shot and were taken to the hospital for treatment. Jose Cabrera died a short time later at the hospital. The teenager was transported in stable condition.
If anyone has additional information, please contact Investigator Kellar at (919) 560-4440, ext. 29306 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.