Demario Eugene Carr, 26, of Davinci Street has died as a result of suffered in a Saturday shooting on the Durham Freeway, Durham Police spokeswoman Kammie Michael announced this morning
According to investigators, this incident does not appear to be random. No charges have been filed but investigators are following several leads.
According to police, about 3 a.m. Saturday the unidentified victim was a passenger in a northbound vehicle; a second vehicle came beside the first and an occupant fired multiple rounds that struck the victim in the face and the vehicle in which he was riding.
The victim’s driver went first to Durham Police Headquarters, which officers intitially thought was the crime scene. An ambulance was summoned to take the victim to the hospital and, once police learned what had actually happened, they blocked off a section of the Freeway near the Roxboro Street exit for about two hours to investigate.
Anyone with information about the shooting was asked to call police Investigator S. Pate at 919-560-4440, ext. 29332 or Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200.