Durham police identify man shot and killed on Christmas morning

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Wednesday, January 4, 2023
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DURHAM, N.C. (WTVD) -- Durham police have released the identity of the man who was shot and killed on Christmas morning.

Officers responded around 10:00 a.m. to Ashe Street and found a man and woman who had both been shot, according to Durham police.

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After EMS transported both to the hospital, the man later died from his injuries, police said. He has been identified as 45-year-old Denis Alen Sosa-Gomez. The woman had non-life threatening injuries and is expected to survive.

Anyone with information is asked to call Investigator J. Berkstresser at (919) 560-4440, ext. 29538 or CrimeStoppers at (919) 683-1200.