Suspect's girlfriend arrested in trooper shooting case - WNCT

Suspect's girlfriend arrested in trooper shooting case

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Mikel Brady Mikel Brady
Lyndsey Smith Lyndsey Smith
DURHAM, N.C. -

A second suspect arrested in connection to a trooper shooting in Durham is due in court Thursday.

Police arrested 21-year-old Lyndsey Smith Wednesday. Smith is the pregnant girlfriend of Mikel Brady, the man investigators say shot trooper Michael Potts Monday night.

Brady is charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill. His girlfriend is charged with accessory after the fact.

Brady is a wanted fugitive in Vermont. He escaped a furlough program there. Investigators say they had been searching for him for months.

Mikel Brady's bail is set at $8-million.

Trooper Potts is at Duke University Hospital in fair condition.

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