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37-year-old man killed in Durham shooting

Posted December 1, 2020 9:57 p.m. EST
Updated December 2, 2020 2:39 p.m. EST

— A man has died after being found in a car with a gunshot wound in Durham.

Officers responded to reports of a shooting in the 1200 block of East Main Street just before 6:30 p.m.

Jelani Whittington, 37, was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

Multiple evidence markers were on the ground around a white car as police investigated. One witness said he heard about 10 gunshots.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call Inv. Brinkley at 919-560-4440, ext. 29322 or Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200.

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