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Durham police investigating two shootings

Posted May 12, 2015
Updated May 13, 2015

— Durham police were investigating two shootings early Wednesday that sent a pair of victims to local hospitals.

The first shooting was reported in the 2200 block of Ashe Street at about 9:20 p.m. Tuesday.

The second shooting happened on Woodcrest Street at about 12:15 a.m. Authorities said a 17-year-old male was shot while standing outside and taken to a local hospital for the treatment of serious injuries.

Authorities said it does not appear that the shootings, which happened about 3 miles from each other, are connected.

No other information was immediately available. Anyone with information about the incidents should call Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200.


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  • Sam Ashworth May 13, 2015
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    You can see this headline just about every day for Durham. Blacks killing blacks.

  • Drut Nosugref May 13, 2015
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    Couldn't have been that long ago. Couple of days....tops.

  • Abrams Tanker May 13, 2015
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    Didn't I see this same headline last week???