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Robber shoots Durham Blockbuster employee

Posted August 18, 2012

— An employee was shot Saturday morning during a robbery outside a Durham video store, police said.

 Police said the assistant manager of the Blockbuster store at 3500 N. Duke St. was shot twice around 9:30 a.m. as he was getting into his car with a bank deposit bag. The robber took the bag.

The assistant manager, whose name wasn't released, was wounded in the stomach and wrist. He was taken to Duke University Hospital. An update on his condition was not available, but police described his injuries as serious.

Anyone with information about the robbery and shooting is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200. Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for anonymous tips that solve crimes.


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