According to police, officers responded to 1600 Anderson Street shortly after 11:30 p.m. to check on a report of an injured male. When they arrived they found 29-year-old Abhijit Mahato with a gunshot. Mahato was pronounced dead at the scene.
Investigators continue to try to determine when the shooting occurred, but do not have a motive at this time.
Anyone with information is asked to call Sgt. Jack Cates at 560-4440, ext. 262; Duke University Police at 684-2444 or CrimeStoppers at 683-1200.