The Durham Police Department is investigating a shooting that left a 16-year-old Durham boy dead late Wednesday.
Thursday, police identified the victim as Torry Trueluck, 16, of Durham.
Durham has had 23 homicides this year, including one fatal officer-involved shooting, according to the police department.
Around 10:30 p.m. officers heard the sound of multiple shots near the intersection of Liberty Street and Elizabeth Street. While investigating, police learned Trueluck had been wounded and transported to a local hospital in a private vehicle.
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Truelock died at the hospital a short time later.
A follow-up investigation was underway.
Anyone with information is asked to call Investigator T. Huelsman at 919-560-4440, extension 29341 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.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.