Durham Police Investigate South Roxboro Street Homicide
Posted August 26, 2003
DURHAM, N.C. — Police in Durham are investigating a homicide that occurred Saturday night.
Officers were called to 2508 South Roxboro Street just before 10 p.m. When they arrived, they found Douglas Thornton, 19, of Summit Street, with a gunshot wound.
Thornton was taken to Duke University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead a short time later.
Investigators have not determined a motive for the shooting and there is no suspect information at this time.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Durham Police Department's Criminal Investigations Division at (919)560-4440 or CrimeStoppers at (919) 683-1200. CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases.