Police identify 2 dead in Durham home murder-suicide

DURHAM, N.C. (WTVD) -- An hours-long standoff ended as a murder-suicide, with one person being found dead inside a home Monday morning just hours after a fatal shooting.

It all started with a confrontation inside a home on Walton Street near Wedgedale Avenue just after 5 a.m., police said.

Police said a man had been shot and officers encountered him in the driveway of the home. He was taken to a hospital but died from his injuries.

Police later identified him as Dayshawn Montez Jones, 27, of Durham.

Investigators then learned that someone barricaded themselves inside the home. After a negotiation period with no response, police entered the home and found another man dead inside.

Durham Police told ABC11 that the person man inside the home died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. He was identified as Stacey Lemar Breeze, 31, of Hillsborough.

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Police were at the home for several hours. Durham officer Melissa Bishop said police are not actively looking for suspects.

Police said the two men knew each other.
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