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Man, 53, killed in early-morning Durham shooting

Posted November 16, 2015

An unidentified man was killed early Monday in a shooting on Scout Drive in Durham, police said.
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— A 53-year-old Durham man was killed early Monday in a shooting on Scout Drive, police said.

Officers responded to the 1200 block of Scout Drive at about 1 a.m. and found Paul Jones dead in the street.

Investigators believe a white pickup truck may have been seen leaving the scene. No other information about the shooting has been released.

Anyone with information about the shooting should call Durham Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200.

Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers never have to identify themselves.


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  • Libby Lynn Nov 17, 2015
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    I am SO GLAD all the WRAL commenters don't live in Durham. Stay out.

  • Roger Chance Nov 16, 2015
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    "Worst part of town"! This is what makes it so. Google the Indian cult who made sacrifices to the goddess of destruction, interesting origin.

  • Roger Chance Nov 16, 2015
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    Tried to tell you this past week THREE times to save the headlines. Change age and time and likely use it 3 more times just THIS week.

  • Wayne Douglas III Nov 16, 2015
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    Durham once again jumped out to an early lead. They so do hate trying to play catch up, to Fayettenam.

  • El Conquistador Nov 16, 2015
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    Worst part of town again.

  • Ryan Gray Nov 16, 2015
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    Applause, brilliant and original. I can't believe you came up with something so creative and uplifting at 6:56 A.M.

  • Kenneth Garrett Nov 16, 2015
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    So , What else is new ?