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Police: 16-Year-Old Killed in Durham Shooting

Posted December 30, 2007 7:23 p.m. EST

— A 16-year-old was the victim of a shooting in Durham Saturday afternoon.

Police on Sunday identified the teen as Jalani Ferril of Durham.

“According to investigators, the shooting does not appear to be random. No charges have been filed at this time,” according to a police news release sent Sunday evening.

Officers responded to the shooting call in the 100 block of Roberson Street shortly after 4 p.m. Saturday.

When they arrived, they found Jalani lying on the road. He was taken to Duke University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Two males were seen running from the scene, police said. No further details were available.

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