Orange County

21-year-old dead after shooting reported at Chapel Hill Red Roof Inn

A 21-year-old man found injured at the Chapel Hill Red Roof Inn early Sunday has died, police said.

Police responded to a report of a shooting at the Red Roof Inn at 5623 Durham Chapel Hill Blvd. at 1:22 a.m. Sunday.

Edward Young III was found injured and was taken to Duke University Hospital in Durham. Police provided no details about the severity of Young’s injuries and did not say whether he had been shot. Young died of his injuries, police said in a news release at about noon Sunday.

The investigation is ongoing and no other information was immediately available.

Anyone with information about the incident should call 911. Callers who want to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at 919-942-7515. Calls to Crime Stoppers are confidential, and the caller may be eligible for a reward of up to $2,000 for information that leads to an arrest.

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