DURHAM — Police say a shooting Sunday night was a case of self-defense. Nakia Antione Harper, 31, was shot by his girlfriend at a Beamon Street apartment about 6:26 p.m. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police questioned the woman, whose name was not released, and determined that she shot Harper to defend herself. She showed signs of physical abuse, police said. No charges have been filed, though the investigation is continuing.
Harper had a lengthy criminal record, including felony drug, theft and weapon charges.