27-year-old man shot, killed in Durham, police say

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) — Durham police are investigating a shooting that left a man dead Wednesday morning.

According to police, officers were dispatched just after midnight to a cul-de-sac on Yorkfield Court. When officers arrived on scene, a man suffering from an apparent gunshot wound was found on the ground outside a home on Yorkfield Court.


The 27-year-old victim, who has been identified as Leonders Horton III, of Creedmoor, was transported to a hospital where he died shortly after arriving.

The investigation is ongoing and more information will be provided as it becomes available.

Anyone with information is asked to call Investigator W. Thomson at (919) 224-9471 or 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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