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Teen Killed in Durham Drive-By Shooting

Posted June 25, 2007 8:22 p.m. EDT
Updated June 26, 2007 10:44 a.m. EDT

— Police blocked off two blocks of South Roxboro Street as they searched for an assailant who fatally shot a teenager who was standing on the front porch of a house Monday evening.

City police said the teen died at Duke University Hospital shortly after being shot while he was at 2427-B S. Roxboro St.

The shots came from a gold car with dark windows, described as possibly being a Toyota Camry or a Saturn, police said.

Police blocked off South Roxboro from Charles Street to Cornwallis Road while they investigated.

Officials asked that anyone with information about the shooting call Durham police investigators at 919-560-4440 or Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200.