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Durham man shot in the face

Posted November 11, 2008
Updated November 12, 2008

— Durham police were investigating a shooting that happened in the parking lot of 2809 Crest St. around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Officers found a man sitting in a vehicle with a gunshot wound to the face. Emergency crews took him to Duke University Hospital, where he was in critical condition.

Police withheld his name.

Investigators said they believe that numerous shots were fired in the parking lot area, one of which hit the man in the face. As of Wednesday morning, police did not have a motive or any suspects.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Sgt. Jack Cates at 560-4440, ext.262 or Crime Stoppers at 683-1200. Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers never have to identify themselves.


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  • Coach K is GREAT Nov 12, 2008

    Hmmm... once aqain sounds gang related to me...

  • ljcs357 Nov 12, 2008

    couldn't imagine getting shot in the face...hope all is well

  • Scubagirl Nov 12, 2008

    So true, not PC

  • Politically Honest NOT PC Nov 12, 2008

    Sounds like just another ordinary day in Durham