Police ID man shot near abandoned car in Durham who later died

Durham County News

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) – One man died after he was shot early Sunday in Durham.

At approximately 1:30 a.m. Durham police responded to a shooting in the 2300 block of Lednum Street where they found a man lying outside.

Officers said the victim had just arrived at the area in a vehicle when he was shot, but do not know what led to the shooting at this time.

Monday, police identified the victim as Kaleak LaShawn Sanford, 24 of Durham.

Police said they did not say if Sanford arrived in his own vehicle or how he was transported to the hospital.

Police later Sunday afternoon said Sanford died at the hospital.

A black sedan was parked along Lednum Street with three of the car doors open.

Police blocked off Lednum Street where the Durham Police mobile command center, arrived on-scene at approximately 3:15 a.m.

Anyone with information is asked to call Investigator Brinkley at (919) 560-4440, ext. 29322 or CrimeStoppers at (919) 683-1200.

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