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Holly Springs Teen Shot To Death

Posted June 5, 2006

— Authorities said a Holly Springs teenager died Sunday night after being shot at his home.

Police said Douglas Jamal Mangum, 18, of

210 West Holly Springs Road

was pronounced dead at WakeMed in Raleigh.

When Holly Springs police were called to the home shortly after 9:30 p.m. Sunday, officers found Mangum lying on the living room floor.

People inside the house told police they had heard gunshots while Mangum was outside for a short time. They said when he re-entered the home, he said he had been shot and collapsed.

According to police, a large, black sport utility vehicle was seen leaving the scene with two men inside. No arrests have yet been made. Investigators are still trying to determine a motive.

Mangum's death was the first homicide in Holly Springs since 1995.

Anyone with any information about the case is asked to contact Holly Springs police at

919-557-9111

or the Wake County Sheriff's Office at

919-856-6800

.

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