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Two Durham Teens Injured In Shooting At Wendy's

Posted May 14, 2005

— Police responded to a shooting at a Durham fast-food restaurant Friday afternoon.

The shooting occurred at Wendy's on South Miami Boulevard around 3:45 p.m.

Investigators said 18-year-old Tobias Cooley Jr., a Wendy's employee, had stopped by the restaurant to pick up his paycheck. As he was getting back into his car, police said someone in a green Ford Tauras circled the Wendy's parking lot and then fired several shots at Cooley's car.

Cooley was shot in the hip, and a passenger in his car -- 19-year-old Xavier Moore -- was shot in the ankle.

Investigators said the shooting did not appear to be random. No charges have been filed at this time.

Anyone with information in this case is asked to call Investigator K.D. Emanuel at

560-4415, ext. 235

or CrimeStoppers at




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