Crime

Durham police identify man found fatally shot on Fayetteville Street

Durham Police have released the name of a man found fatally shot Friday night on Fayetteville Street near Old Fayetteville Street.

Officers responding to a shooting call about 8:20 p.m found the man in a parking lot, according to a news release. He was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

The man was identified Monday as Wendell Linton Zeigler, 43, of Durham.

No charges have been filed as of noon Monday.

Anyone with information is asked to call Investigator Harton at 919-560-4440, ext. 29332, 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.

There were 29 homicides in Durham as of Sept. 24, up from 22 last year at that time and 14 the year before that.

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