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After being shot while in stopped car, man crashes in Durham

Posted September 27, 2021 9:43 p.m. EDT
Updated September 27, 2021 11:21 p.m. EDT

— A man in a stopped car in Durham was shot on Monday night, according to police.

The shooting happened at the intersection of W. Lakewood Avenue and Blackwell Street around 7 p.m.

Police said the man was in a stopped car when he was shot by a person in a car that pulled up next to his.

The man was taken to a local hospital for treatment of his injuries.

The shooting comes hours after Durham businesses owners and city leaders announced a new community-funded effort to battle gun violence in the city.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call Crimestoppers at 919-683-1200.

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