DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) — Two men were shot and killed while riding in a car along Interstate 85 in Durham Friday afternoon, police said.
The two men were shot on the I-85 South entrance ramp to Duke Street, Durham police said just before 4:50 p.m.
There is no word about possible suspects or what led to the shooting.
More than a dozen police cars were at the scene about an hour after the shooting was called in. A lone car could be seen off the road in a grassy area with crime scene tape surrounding the area.
Police said they are working to find out if the shooting happened on I-85 or the I-85 ramp.
The exit ramp on I-85 S to Duke Street was blocked. Police also closed Ruby Street in the area.
Several people at the scene formed a prayer circle as police continued to investigate late in the afternoon.
“It’s just sad, man. Every time you turn around, there is something going on,” said Keshon Blue, who said he is a family member of one of the slain men.
Blue, a pastor, said his teen brother was killed a few years ago.
“Just about five years ago, I lost my little baby brother in my front yard. He was 16. He was gunned down by gun violence. It’s just an ongoing roller coaster. It’s just a sad situation. You got people out there man — just jealous people — and you never know what’s going on. Like I said before, you never know what people’s motives are, why they do what they do.”