Two more suspects charged in fatal shooting of teen outside Raleigh community center

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Police have arrested two more suspects in the November killing of a 19-year-old in Northeast Raleigh.

Darrell Jaquan Barnes, 20, and Darius Lamar Jackson, 22, have been charged with murder in the death of Miguel Bejaran, who was shot on Green Road., according to a Raleigh Police Department news release.

Bejaran was shot at the Green Road Community Center, reported ABC11, The News & Observer’s media partner. The former Enloe High School student and baseball player was found in the park and later died from his injuries, the news station reported.

He is survived by his parents, four sisters, two brothers, and other relatives, according to his online obituary, which shows him dunking a basketball and smiling in his high school graduation cap and gown.

Two 17-year-olds arrested at the time of the killing have also been charged in Bejaran’s death, The News & Observer previously reported. The Police Department has not released their names because they are juveniles.

Raleigh homicides and shootings

As of Dec. 1, there had been 30 homicides and 106 incidents where someone was shot this year in Raleigh, according to police data.

Those figures were both up from recent years, with 27 homicides and 96 shooting incidents as of the same day in 2020.

In 2019, the city saw 28 homicides and 85 shooting incidents as of Dec. 1.

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