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Shots fired into vehicle in Durham; man, woman injured

Posted August 29, 2015

— A man and woman were injured early Saturday when someone fired shots into a vehicle in Durham, police said.

Officers responded to the area near the intersection of Otis and Nelson streets at about 3:30 a.m. The man, who was driving the car, sustained serious injuries when he was shot in the torso.

The woman was shot once in the leg, and authorities said her injuries were not life-threatening. Their names have not been released.

No other information about the shooting has been released. No arrests have been made.


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  • Roy Hinkley Aug 30, 2015
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    In your hypothetical, no it would not stop all killings and violence, but it would take away a highly effective killing tool. Would that be so bad?

  • Rob Green Aug 30, 2015
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    I just don't get this logic. I guess spoons make people fat too? Some of the cities in this country with the strictest gun control laws have worse gun violence than ones without!(see Detroit )

  • Reginald Denny Aug 29, 2015
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    Guns make it far too easy to kill people and there are too many guns in this country.

  • Bonnie Craig Aug 29, 2015
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    Guns do not kill people, people do. There are plenty of laws on the books that could be enforced.

  • Walter Smirth Aug 29, 2015
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    The gun violence goes on and on and on. But neither our State nor Federal legislators are willing to tackle this even in a modest way. Cowards all, and afraid of the NRA.