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Police identify Durham homicide victim

Posted December 5, 2011

— Police said Monday that they have identified a Durham man who died early Friday after being shot in his home late Thursday.

Officers responding to calls about a shooting found Clyde Otis Alston, 67, inside his home at 1307 Hearthside St. He had been shot in the chest, and he died at Duke University Hospital.

Police haven't released any details of a motive for the shooting or possible suspects, and no arrests have been made.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Durham police at 919-560-4440, extension 29341, or Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200.

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  • westernwake1 Dec 5, 2011

    Let's hope this crime is solved soon. My prayers go out to the family of the victim.