A 17-year-old who had been shot died several hours after being found in the parking lot of the Eagle Point apartments on East Pilot Street in Durham early Tuesday, police said.
They identified the victim as Demoraea Fennell and said the case is being treated as a homicide. He died at Duke University Hospital, police spokeswoman Kammie Michael said.
Police got a call at 3:14 a.m. that there had been a shooting and found Fennell with a serious wound, they said.
The Eagle Point apartments are in the 400 block of East Pilot Street.
Anyone with information that might help police was asked to call Investigator E. Ortiz at 919-560-4440, ext. 29337, or CrimeStoppers at 919-683-1200. CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers never have to identify themselves.