Durham police responding to shots fired find man dead in car

Durham County News

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) – Durham police are investigating after a man was found dead in a vehicle Thursday night.

Police received a report of shots fired around 9:23 p.m. Thursday. They arrived at the scene along the 1300-block of Leon Street to find a man dead in a car, police said.

Police on Friday morning identified the man as Russell James Dukes, Jr., 28, of Durham.

The investigation is ongoing. No further information was available.

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 cases and callers never have to identify themselves.

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