Man shot, killed on Morehead Avenue in Durham, police say

Durham County News

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) – Durham police are investigating after a man was killed in a shooting Wednesday afternoon.

Police said they responded to the 1700 block of Morehead Avenue just before 3 p.m. Wednesday. They arrived to find a man who had been shot. He was taken to the hospital with serious injuries and was later pronounced dead, police said.

The shooting occurred near Maplewood Cemetery. Morehead Avenue was closed between Chapel Hill Road and Rex Street for several hours.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crimestoppers at 919-683-1200.

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