Woman shot in Durham, police call it 'suspicious'
Posted October 30, 2011
Updated October 31, 2011
Durham, N.C. — Police officers said they found a 29-year-old woman with a gunshot wound at 1100 Spruce St. Sunday afternoon, but they stopped short of calling the shooting a homicide.
Simeka Daughtridge was taken to Duke University Hospital, where she later died, police said.
They are treating the case as a suspicious death. Officers were called to the scene shortly after 2 p.m.
Investigators are still trying to determine the circumstances surrounding the shooting and are awaiting the results of forensic tests. Police said the shooting doesn't appear to be a random incident.
Anyone with information is asked to call police at 919-560-4440, extension 29350, or Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200.