Police investigate fatal shooting, victim identified

19-year-old Jaronte Deshon Davis

June 11, 2012 7:35:26 AM PDT
Durham police are still searching for a suspect wanted in a fatal shooting that happened Saturday morning.

Police said the suspect opened fire on the 1300 block of Scout Drive, just off South Roxboro Street just after 2 a.m.

Eyewitnesses said the victim, who was later identified as 19-year-old Jaronte Deshon Davis, was shot in the head.

Officers found him lying in the street and transported him to Duke Medical Center, where he later died.

Authorities said a gold Ford Mustang with silver rims and a black convertible top was seen leaving the scene after the shooting.

No charges have been filed at this time.

Anyone with information on the Mustang and/or the homicide is asked to call Investigator Roberts at (919) 560-4440, ext. 29325 or CrimeStoppers at (919) 683-1200.

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