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Vigil held for slain Durham man

Posted July 24, 2010 4:36 p.m. EDT

— Friends and relatives remembered on Saturday a Durham man who died this week after being injured during a fight in the parking lot of an apartment complex at 1315 Morreene Road.

Officers were dispatched to a fight call at Chapel Towers Apartments at 7:38 p.m. Wednesday. When they arrived, they found a man who had been hit with a baseball bat and then run over by a vehicle.

The man, Humberto Reyes, 25, was taken to Duke University Hospital where he died Thursday evening, police said.

A vigil was held Saturday evening in Reyes' honor at the complex where he died.

No charges have been filed in Reyes' slaying, but investigators said they are following several leads.

Anyone with information is asked to call Investigator Smith at 919-560-4440 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.