Man found shot to death in Durham identified

DURHAM (WTVD) -- Police are investigating the death of a man after he was found dead in a car parked in the 1900 block Lakewood Avenue off Chapel Hill Road early Sunday.

Witnesses told ABC11 someone driving by noticed the driver's side door of the car open and a person partially lying outside of the vehicle.

Then they stopped to help, they realized the man was dead. It happened just before 7 a.m.

Police later identified the victim as 25-year-old Ricardo DeJesus Uribe Padilla of Durham. They said he was shot to death.

No charges have been filed at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to call Investigator E. Ortiz at (919) 560-4440, ext. 29337 or CrimeStoppers at (919) 683-1200. CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers never have to identify themselves.

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