37-year-old woman shot, killed in Durham
Posted January 4
Updated January 5
Durham, N.C. — A 37-year-old woman became Durham's second homicide victim of 2016 on Monday afternoon, police said.
According to investigators, Latonya Denise Morris, of Durham, was standing near the intersection of East Main Street and Elm Street at about 1:10 p.m. when someone in a passing blue Lincoln Navigator opened fire, police said. Morris was shot several times and died at a nearby hospital.
No charges have been filed, and no other details were released. Police said the shooting did not appear to be random.
On Sunday night, police found a man's body behind a home on Ashe Street. He also had been shot.
Anyone with information about Monday's homicide is asked to call Investigator A. Cristaldi of the Durham Police Department at 919-560-4440, extension 29322, or Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200.