Warrant Issued For Suspect In New Year’s Shooting
CHAPEL HILL – The Chapel Hill Police Department has obtained a warrant for a suspect in connection with the shooting incident outside Time Out Restaurant in the early-morning hours of New Year’s Day.
Christopher Lane Thompson, 21 years old, is wanted on one count of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury and discharging a firearm within town limits. Police say Thompson should be considered armed and dangerous; his last known address is 5102 Long Leaf Drive, in northern Durham.
Police are also seeking two other individuals for questioning, Jaylen McNair and Tracy Rashaud Floyd.
The shooting took place at 3:30 in the morning on New Year’s Day, following a disturbance outside the Time Out Restaurant at University Square. One individual was shot, sustaining non-life-threatening injuries.
If you have any information, contact the Chapel Hill PD at 919-968-2760 or Crime Stoppers at 919-942-7515 (or at this website). Calls to Crime Stoppers are confidential and anonymous; information that leads to an arrest may be eligible for a cash reward.