23-year-old man found shot to death in Durham

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Wednesday, March 16, 2016
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Durham police investigating fatal shooting on Hardee Street.

DURHAM (WTVD) -- Durham police are investigating a homicide after a man was found shot to death Wednesday morning.

Around 2 a.m., officers were called about a shooting in the 500 block of Hardee Street. When they arrived, they found 23-year-old Symoud Syheed Lewis dead at the scene.

Symoud Syheed Lewis
Durham County Sheriff's Office

Residents living in nearby apartments told ABC11 that they heard at least three shots fired overnight.

LISTEN: 911 caller describes shooting, victim

It appeared Lewis walked from a vehicle up to the apartments.

"We put our ear to the door, and we could hear somebody faintly gasping for help, so I open up the door that's when I found him lying in a pool of blood," said one woman, who asked that her identity be concealed. "I just put my hands on him so he would know that somebody was there with him so he didn't feel alone. You never think you're going open up the door to something like that."

Police announced April 12 that they have charged Darryl Moye in connection to the shooting. The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to call Investigator J. Barr at (919) 560-4440, ext. 29325 or CrimeStoppers at (919) 683-1200.