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Authorities investigate fatal shooting in Durham

Posted November 8, 2015 8:45 a.m. EST
Updated November 9, 2015 9:44 a.m. EST

Authorities in Durham were investigating Sunday Nov. 8, 2015 after a passing motorist found a man's body inside a car in the 1900 block of Lakewood Avenue.

— Authorities in Durham were investigating Sunday morning after a passing motorist found a man's body inside a car in the 1900 block of Lakewood Avenue.

Ricardo DeJesus Uribe Padilla, 25, died of a gunshot wound, police said.

They did not have any suspects or motive for Padilla's death, but a spokesman said Monday they were treating it as a homicide.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Durham Police Department at 919-560-4440, ext. 29337 or Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200. Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers never have to identify themselves.