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Police: 17-year-old shot to death in Durham

Posted February 27, 2009 5:28 a.m. EST
Updated February 27, 2009 4:55 p.m. EST

— Durham police officers are investigating their first homicide of the year, a shooting that left a 17-year-old boy dead Thursday night.

Alejandro Emir Denis-Terron, of Camellia Drive, was shot around 11 p.m. at a house at 119 Herbert St., according to police.

Denis-Terron was standing in the yard with a group of other men when the shooting happened, police said. Investigators said they don't know what the motive was.

Anyone with information is asked to call Investigator Soucie at 919-560-4440, ext. 274, 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.