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One dead, one injured in Durham shooting

Posted November 10, 2016
Updated November 14, 2016

Two people were shot at Wedgedale Ave. and Walton St. in Durham Thursday. One was pronounced dead at the scene and one was injured.

— Durham police are investigating a homicide that occurred Thursday on Wedgedale Drive near Walton Street.

Officers responded to a shooting call shortly before 3:30 p.m. When they arrived, they found the body of 20-year-old Zakee Harrell. Harrell was pronounced dead at the scene.

A woman, who suffered a gunshot wound to her arm, was taken to the hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

No additional information was immediately available, and no charges have been filed at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to call Investigator Q. Tait at 919-560-4440, ext. 29332 or Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200.


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