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Man dies following shooting near Durham restaurant

Posted February 7, 2019 10:49 p.m. EST
Updated February 8, 2019 7:17 p.m. EST

— Authorities are investigating after a man was shot and killed Thursday evening in Durham.

Durham police said officers located Kenya Thompson, 45, with a gunshot wound inside a vehicle in the 4300 block of North Roxboro Road.

Thompson had apparently been wounded in a shooting that occurred near Old Oxford Road and Hebron Road just after 7:30 p.m., police said.

Photos from the scene showed several police cars surrounding a Captain D's restaurant.

Thompson was taken to an area hospital, where he died as a result of his injuries.

Police said no suspects were in custody Thursday night.

Anybody with information is asked to call Durham police at 919-560-4440 or Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200.