Arrest made after pregnant woman shot, forced to deliver baby in Durham
DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) — A man was arrested Monday after a Durham pregnant woman was shot last week and then was forced deliver her baby, police say.
The incident was reported at 1126 Hoover Road around 12:20 a.m. Tuesday after a witness said she heard seven gunshots.
Two people were shot: a 22-year-old pregnant woman and a 26-year-old man, police said.
Because of her injuries, the woman was forced to deliver her baby via C-section, authorities said.
Now, Durham police say they arrested a man Monday during a vehicle stop on Hoover Road near Ashe Street.
A gun was also found during the arrest, police said.
Torie Damonte Graves, 26, of Mebane has been charged with two counts of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury, two counts of malicious assault in secret, one count of discharging a weapon into an occupied building, one count of communicating threats, one count of injury to real property, one count of discharging a firearm within a predominantly residential area, one count of assault on an unborn child and one count of carrying a concealed weapon.
Graves has been placed in Durham County Jail under a $1 million bond.
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