Durham Police Investigating Shooting
UPDATE: The deceased man has been identified as 28-year-old Cortez Javon Thorpe of Durham. The juvenile shooting victim is in stable condition at this time.
On February 16, 2020 at 2:38 pm, Durham Police Officers were dispatched to the 600 block of Reservoir Street regarding an attempted suicide. Upon arrival, they located an adult male suspect that was deceased from a gunshot wound and a juvenile that was suffering from life threatening injuries. The juvenile was transported to the hospital for treatment.
The investigation is ongoing and further details will be provided when available. Police Officers are not actively searching for suspects in this incident. Due to the large police presence, please avoid the area if possible.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call CrimeStoppers at (919) 683-1200. CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers never have to identify themselves.