Durham police investigating after 2 dead following shooting at home

Durham County News

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) — A man was found shot in the driveway outside a home and later died at the hospital on Monday morning in Durham, according to police. Another person was found dead inside the home.

Officers responded to a shooting call in the 200-block of Walton Street just after 5 a.m. Once at the scene, officers found an adult male who had been shot and was lying in the driveway outside the home. The man, later identified as Dayshawn Montez Jones, 27, was taken to the hospital where he later died from his injuries, police said.

Police said after they found the man outside, they heard a noise coming from inside the house and knew someone was in there.

Authorities said a second man, was barricaded inside the home. Hostage negotiators responded and attempted to negotiate with the person.

After about an hour without a response from the person inside, a selective enforcement team made entrance into the home, police said. Once inside, officers found a deceased man who was later identified as Stacey Lemar Breeze, 31, of Hillsborough.

Officials said they’re not actively pursuing any suspects in the case and are exploring whether it’s a murder-suicide. An investigator on the scene told CBS 17 it appeared that the incident began as a fight.

Family members at the scene told CBS 17 they believed the shooting was a murder-suicide.

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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