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Person assaulted with blunt object in Durham, police say

Posted August 16
Updated August 17

— A person was assaulted late Wednesday night in Durham, police said.

Authorities responded to a reported shooting in the 200 block of S. Alston Avenue just before 11 p.m. and marked off a perimeter around a nearby apartment complex. Officers later learned no shots had been fired, but somebody was assaulted with a blunt weapon.

Police found a victim lying in the parking lot of an apartment complex, police said. The severity of the person's injuries was not released.


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  • Carol Smiley Aug 17, 10:09 a.m.
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    Guess what Mr Douglas?[

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  • Wayne R. Douglas Aug 17, 1:11 a.m.
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    Let me guess again.