October 5, 2022


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Police investigating shootout involving ‘bullet-riddled car’ on Durham freeway


DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) — Durham police stated they responded to an early Sunday morning shootout on a freeway that deputies later on reported left one particular person lifeless at the scene.

Just right before 3 a.m., officers say they arrived on scene to discover a bullet-riddled car on N.C. 147 in the northbound lanes in close proximity to the Ellis Street exit, in accordance to Durham police.

Officials later mentioned the scene was in Durham County and deputies took around the investigation.

Police say two individuals were in the motor vehicle, a single of which was a person who experienced life-threatening accidents.

The other particular person was not wounded, according to reviews.

“Preliminary investigation reveals that as the target and a passenger traveled on I-885, they were approached by at the very least a person other auto and fired on,” the news release from the Durham County Sheriff’s Business office reported Sunday night time.

Jamarr Parker, 31, of Durham died at the scene, deputies claimed Sunday night time.

Police say they do not know everything about the second car included in the shootout or what direct up to the incident.

For the duration of the preliminary investigation, officers shut the northbound lanes of the freeway and explained they have been predicted to open back again up in a pair of hours.

Deputies stated any individual with information and facts about the shooting is questioned to speak to the Durham County Sheriff’s Office Felony Investigation Division at 919-560-0900 or Crimestoppers at 919-683-1200.


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