Hillsborough police have arrested two men in connection with a fatal shooting at a shopping center late Thursday afternoon.
Officers received a call at 5:36 p.m. April 1 about a disturbance at the Hillsborough Discount Tobacco and Vape store at 535 Hampton Pointe Boulevard, in which a fight ensued. During the course of the fight, a 19-year-old man from Mebane was shot. He was transported to Duke University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Police have charged:
• Doyle Edwards, 22, of Mill Creek Road in Efland with felony first-degree murder, felony breaking and entering a vehicle, felony larceny of a firearm, misdemeanor simple assault in reference to the fight, and violation of a town ordinance for discharging a firearm within town limits.
• Chase Torain, 21, Elijah Poole Road in Cedar Grove with misdemeanor simple assault in reference to the fight.
The men were held at the Orange County Jail. Edwards was being held without bond, and Torain on a $5,000 bond based on this case and unserved warrants in Alamance County.
Police are continuing to investigate, and more charges could be filed. Anyone with information should contact Lt. Davis Trimmer at 919-296-9525 or by email.