BURLINGTON, NC. (THECOUNT) — HyQuan Parker, of Durham, North Carolina, has been identified as the suspect charged in a horror triple-murder Sunday night in Durham.

Parker, 26, was arrested after three people were shot and killed inside an apartment on Perry Circle near Cosmic Cantina in Durham on Sunday after 8 p.m.


The suspect was charged with three counts of first-degree murder and is being held in the Alamance County jail in lieu of a $3,000,000 bond, police said Monday.

Officers arrived to the apartment and found three people with fatal gunshot wounds, reports ABC11.

The shooting appears to be targeted, officials said.

Police say, Parker was known to at least one of the victims.

The victims have not yet been identified.


Geo quick facts: Durham is a city in North Carolina. It’s part of the Research Triangle Region, known for its technology companies and scholarly institutions. On the Duke University campus are the neo-Gothic Duke Chapel and the Nasher Museum of Art, with work by contemporary artists like Christian Marclay and Ai Weiwei. The Museum of Life + Science has hands-on exhibits, a butterfly house and wildlife habitats for bears and lemurs – wikipedia.