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Durham man dies after shots fired into home

Posted August 10, 2014 3:37 p.m. EDT
Updated August 11, 2014 12:50 p.m. EDT

Durham Police Department

— An 18-year-old man died Monday after after shots were fired into his home in the 600 block of Lee Street on Sunday night, Durham police said.

Police said the shooting happened about 9:45 p.m., and the bullets were fired from outside the home. The victim, identified as Rakwon Smith, was taken to a nearby hospital.

No charges have been filed, and police are now investigating the case as a homicide.

Anyone with information is asked to call 919-560-4440, extension 29322, or Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200.