Durham Police Investigate Homicide
Durham police are investigating a fatal shooting that happened last night on Leon Street.
Officers responded to a “shots fired” call in the 1300 block of Leon Street shortly after 9:15 p.m. When they arrived, they located a man who had been shot inside a vehicle. The man, Russell James Dukes, Jr., 28, of Durham, was pronounced dead at the scene.
No charges have been filed at this time.
Anyone with information is asked to call Investigator Mitchell at (919) 560-4440, ext. 29335 or CrimeStoppers at (919) 683-1200. CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers never have to identify themselves.
Shortly after 9:15pm, officers responded to a sound of shots call in the 1300 block of Leon street. When they arrived they found an adult male who had been shot. Officers and investigators are still working the case.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call CrimeStoppers at (919) 683-1200. CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cses and callers never have to identify themselves.