Police questioned and then released three people Wednesday after a shooting that claimed the life of a 29-year-old man on Concord Street just before midnight Tuesday.
Moments after the shooting, a woman who called 911 gave the dispatcher a description of the shooter, the firearm and the suspect’s whereabouts, according to a recording of the call made public Wednesday afternoon.
“Somebody just got murdered,” the caller told the dispatcher. “He got shot.”
Police found Shawn Cade-Oree on an unpaved section of road in the 2200 block of Concord Street. Cade-Oree died at Duke University Hospital.
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The 911 caller said the shooter was a heavy-set black man who stood between 5 foot 8 inches and 5 foot 9 inches tall. The caller said the man was wearing a white shirt and beige-yellow sweatpants. She said the man appeared to be in his 30s, was carrying what looked like a 9 mm pistol and went inside a home in the neighborhood after the shooting.
Cade-Oree was bleeding from the head, according to the 911 caller. “Please send somebody before things get ugly,” she said.
Police arrived before the 911 call ended.
Spokesman Wil Glenn said police believed early on that the shooting, reported at 11:50 p.m., was the the result of a dispute. Spokeswoman Kammie Michael said detectives confirmed that Cade-Oree’s killing did not appear to be a random act.
The location where Cade-Oree was found is two blocks from the N.C. Central University campus, but no one from NCCU was involved, Michael said.