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Durham police investigating early Saturday drive-by on US 70

Posted July 18, 2015

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— Durham police are asking for the public's help to learn more about a drive-by shooting that happened early Saturday on U.S. Highway 70.

According to investigators, an unidentified person was shot multiple times at about 3:50 a.m. near East End Avenue. The victim was driving eastbound on U.S. 70 when another vehicle passed the car and fired multiple shots into it.

The victim, whose name has not been released, was taken to a local hospital for the treatment of serious injuries.

Witnesses told police the suspect's vehicle was green. Police said there did not appear to be a confrontation prior to the shooting, and they did not release more information about a possible motive.

Anyone with information should call Durham Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200.

Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers never have to identify themselves.

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  • William Cosby Jul 18, 2015
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    Out at 4am in Durham.....what the hell do you expect to happen?