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Durham Police Investigate Fatal Shooting

Posted November 24, 2007 6:59 a.m. EST
Updated November 24, 2007 12:46 p.m. EST

— Durham police called a shooting death that happened Friday evening an apparent homicide.

Police received calls about a shooting near the intersection of Southgate and North Driver streets around 8:45 p.m. Officers found an adult male who appeared to have been shot lying on the ground.

Derrick Burch, 44, of 2017 Spring Lake Drive, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police have not released any more details about the shooting.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Criminal Investigations Division at 919-560-4440 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.

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