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Durham police investigate slaying

Posted April 17, 2010 9:28 p.m. EDT

— Durham police were investigating a slaying that happened early Saturday on Dupree Street.

Officers were dispatched to a shooting call in the 900 block of Dupree Street at 12:12 a.m. Upon arrival, police said they found Kareem Fowler, who had been shot outside a house.

Paramedics transported Fowler, 33, of Sedgefield Street to Duke University Hospital for treatment.  He was pronounced dead a short time later, police said.

Fowler was visiting a friend on Dupree Street when a vehicle pulled up outside a house. An unidentified man got out of the vehicle, an argument ensued and shots were fired, according to police.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call Investigator Pate at 919-560-4440, ext. 29332 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.