Twins charged in basketball player's murder

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ECU photo of Chris Turner (WTVD)

Police have charged twins with the murder of a former college athlete after he was found shot Thursday morning in Durham, North Carolina.

Around 3:30 a.m., officers were called about a shooting on East Piedmont Avenue.

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Durham police investigating a homicide in the 400 block of East Piedmont Avenue.

When they arrived, they found 27-year-old Christopher Alexander Turner, of Durham, laying in a yard and suffering from a gunshot wound. Turner, a former guard for East Carolina University's men's basketball team, was taken to the hospital where he died a short time later.

Police have charged Ari Shlasinger and Jordan Shlasinger, both 26, with Turner's murder. They are not yet in custody.

Ari Shlasinger (left) Jordan Shlasinger (right)

Anyone with information is asked to contact Investigator S. Pate at (919) 560-4440, ext. 29341 or CrimeStoppers at (919) 683-1200.

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