Police investigate fatal shooting of teen
Police are investigating Saturday’s fatal shooting of a teen who was found on the ground riddled with gunshot wounds. No arrest in the slaying has been reported.
The victim was identified as 19-year-old Derek Huggins Jr.
Officers said the shooting happened about 1:40 a.m. in the yard of 3010 E. Weaver St. in southern Durham. They found Huggins lying on the ground, and said he was dead at the scene.
The motive for the shooting hasn’t been determined, according to a press release from the Durham Police Department.
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