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Reward offered in New Year's Day slaying in Durham

Posted January 24, 2011 12:48 p.m. EST
Updated January 24, 2011 1:02 p.m. EST

— Crime Stoppers on Monday offered a reward for information leading to an arrest in a Jan. 1 homicide on Ivy Street.

Police officers responding to a disturbance in the 1300 block of Ivy Street at about 4:40 a.m. found Juan Castillo-Castillo, 26, of Bingham Street in Durham, shot in the chest and lying in the back of a Ford pickup truck. He died at Duke University Hospital.

No charges have been filed in the case, and the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the Durham Police Department at 919-560-4440, extension 29337, or Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200.