DURHAM: Child, 9, shot Jan. 4 dies from injuries

9-year-old child shot in Durham dies from injuries

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DURHAM, N.C. -

A 9-year-old boy who was shot on Jan. 4 has died as result of his injuries, Durham Police said Friday morning.

Jaeden Sharpe and his mother, 31-year-old Lakeisha Holloway, were in a vehicle on Lucas Drive when shots were fired into the vehicle Jan. 4 around 6 p.m.

Holloway drove away to get help and she and her son were taken to the hospital for treatment of serious injuries.

No charges have been filed, police said, and investigators are trying to determine a motive.

W.G. Pearson Elementary School Principal LaManda Pryor said Sharpe was a popular and well liked third grader throughout the school community.

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