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Creedmor man charged in Durham murder

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DURHAM, N.C. -

A Creedmor man has been arrested and charged with murder, as well as a number of other felony offenses, in connection with the Feb. 26 murder of Kourtney Dawson, authorities said.

The shooting occurred on Holloway Street near North Guthrie Avenue. Officers responded to a "shots fired" call at approximately 9:17 p.m. Upon arriving on scene, they found Dawson lying on the sidewalk near the intersection. She was pronounced dead on the scene.

Dominique Lamberth, 23, of Creedmor, is charged with robbing a man of $20 at gunpoint and then firing shots at his vehicle as he drove away.

Investigators believe one of those bullets struck and killed Dawson as she was walking on Holloway Street. She was not the intended target.

Lamberth was arrested over theweekend in Louisburg, N.C. He is charged with murder, robbery with a dangerousweapon, two counts of discharging a firearm into an occupied vehicle,possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and assault with a deadly weaponwith intent to kill.

Lamberth is also wanted as a probation absconder by theState of North Carolina. He has been placed in Durham County Jail without bond.

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