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Man, 20, killed in south Durham shooting

Posted June 12, 2015

A man was killed late Thursday in a shooting on Atlantic Street in south Durham, police said.

— A 20-year-old Durham man was shot and killed late Thursday following an argument in the 700 block of Atlantic Street in the southern part of the city, police said.

Officers responding to nearby Mutual Drive at about 10:30 p.m. found Javaun Devonte Graves, who had been shot. Graves was taken to Duke University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Investigators said the shooting was not a random act. No arrests have been made in the incident, which is still under investigation.

Anyone with information should call Durham police at 919-560-4440 or 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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  • Mike C Jun 12, 2015
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    It would be news if nobody got killed in Durham or Fayetteville.