Police: One killed in Durham as men exchange gunfire

May 20, 2019 GMT

A man was shot and killed in Durham on Sunday night as he exchanged gunfire with another man, police said.

Officers were dispatched to a reported gunshot wound in the 1100 block of Hoover Road shortly after 8:30 p.m. and found two men with gunshot wounds, police said.

Both men were taken to a local hospital, where Dwayne Wilson Jr., 32, of Durham, died. A 29-year-old Durham man, whose name hasn’t been released, suffered wounds that don’t appear to be life-threatening, police said.

Preliminary information indicates the men were shooting at each other, police said.

No charges have been filed, and no other details have been released.


Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Durham police at 919-560-4440, extension 29322, or Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200.