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Durham Man Killed in Drive-By Shooting

Posted March 4, 2008 4:03 p.m. EST


— Police on Tuesday were investigating a slaying on Gillette Avenue.

A man standing on the porch at 1003 Gillette Ave. shortly before 7:30 p.m. Monday was struck by a bullet fired by a passing vehicle, police said.

Investigators said they believe numerous shots were fired from a gray or dark silver vehicle.

The man, whose name hasn't been released, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call Sgt. Jack Cates, of the Durham Police Department, at 919-560-4440, extension 262, or Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200.