45-year-old man dies after daytime shooting in Durham, police say

Durham County News

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) — Durham police said a man died after a daytime shooting Saturday afternoon.

The incident was reported just before 5 p.m. in the 700 block of Rutherford Street, according Durham police.

The victim, later identified as Ander Thomas Nelson, Jr., 45, of Durham, was taken to a local hospital after suffering life-threatening injuries in the shooting.

Nelson later died at the hospital, police said.

The shoot was not a random act, police said.

No charges have been filed.

“This is an active investigation and there are no further details at this time,” the Durham police statement said.

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