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16-year-old found fatally shot in car parked outside Durham hospital

Posted May 28, 2019 6:53 a.m. EDT
Updated May 29, 2019 11:41 a.m. EDT

— Durham police were investigating a homicide after a 16-year-old boy was found dead inside a car Tuesday.

Duwayne Clay Jr., was found with a gunshot wound in a car outside of Duke University Hospital's emergency room after 12:30 a.m.

Duwayne Clay, Jr.

Police said investigators do not believe the shooting happened at the hospital.

Clay was found in the backseat of a stolen Honda Accord, and police said they don't believe he drove himself to the hospital.

According to Durham Public Schools, Clay was a student at the Southern School of Energy and Sustainability but dropped out in November.

No charges had been filed Tuesday afternoon.

Anyone with information about the incident can call Durham police at 919-560-4440 or Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200