Man shot, killed at party

Oct. 20, 2013 @ 07:09 PM

A Durham man was killed Sunday morning and another injured following a shooting during a party at an apartment complex.

Officers responding to a shooting call at 3:48 a.m. found Demario Lucas, 23, of Durham lying in a breezeway of Campus Crossing Apartments on Cornwallis Road. Lucas had been fatally shot. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

A second male was shot in the ankle and was taken to the hospital for treatment. His identity has not been released.

Campus Crossing is a popular apartment complex among N.C. Central University as a housing alternative to living in an on-campus dormitory. NCCU officials confirmed that Lucas was not a student at the university.

No charges had been filed as of 5:15 p.m. Sunday.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call Investigator S. Pate at (919) 560-4440 ext. 29332 or Crime Stoppers at (919) 683-1200.