Durham man, Luis Alexander Espinosa-Cortez, has been arrested in connection with two shootings that occurred in late July. Both incidents were a result of a domestic dispute. Espinosa-Cortez faces multiple charges, including assault with a deadly weapon and possession of a firearm by a felon. He is also charged in connection with a hit-and-run crash. Espinosa-Cortez is currently being held without bond in the Durham County Jail. ABC11 Raleigh-Durham reported
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A Durham resident, identified as Luis Alexander Espinosa-Cortez, has been apprehended by the police. He has been charged in connection with two separate shootings that occurred in late July. The Durham Police confirmed his arrest on Tuesday evening. Both incidents were the result of a domestic dispute. The first shooting took place on the evening of July 20 in the vicinity of House Avenue, near Maplewood Cemetery. A 15-year-old girl sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was hospitalized. The second incident occurred on July 25, around 2 p.m., on Cheek Road. A man and a woman were shot, but their injuries were also non-life-threatening. Espinosa-Cortez faces multiple charges, including assault with intent to kill or cause serious injury, discharging a firearm into an occupied dwelling, possession of a firearm by a felon, and other related offenses. In addition to these charges, he has also been implicated in a hit-and-run incident involving a pedestrian that took place on the same day as the second shooting. He is accused of felony hit and run, as well as felony motor vehicle larceny. The suspect is currently being held without bond at the Durham County Jail. This incident highlights the ongoing efforts of ABC11 to monitor and report on crime and safety matters in Durham and its surrounding areas. It is worth noting that the accompanying video is from a previous news report. The copyright for this information belongs to WTVD-TV, and all rights are reserved..