Investigation in Possible Breaking and Entering Death Sunday Morning

On December 16, 2012 around 7:06 AM officers with the Henderson Police Department responded to 1221 Montgomery Street Ext., Henderson in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival, officers found Deyon Durham, 24, of 279 Faulkner Street Henderson, NC with a gunshot wound. Mr. Durham was pronounced deceased on scene. Circumstances at this time appear that a breaking and entering was in progress and the homeowner confronted Mr. Durham with a firearm. Incident is under further investigation and will be reviewed with the district attorney’s office.
Name of the homeowner is not released at this time. No charges have been filed at this time.