Boy hit by stray bullet as groups traded shots in Durham
A 12-year-old boy was shot in the head early Wednesday when a bullet entered a Durham apartment while two groups of people exchanged gunfire outside, police said.
WE START WITH COVERAGE WITH BRETT KNESE ON WEAVER STREET. BRETT? >> Reporter: THERE ARE AT LEAST A HALF A DOZEN POLICE CRUISERS BEHIND ME. ONE RIGHT HERE AND THEN THEY ARE AT THE APARTMENT BUILDING. OFF IN THE DISTANCE, THEY HAVE IT TAPED OFF. I WANT TO SHOW YOU VIDEO OF THE BREAKING NEWS TRACKER WHICH ARRIVED JUST AFTER THIS SHOOTING TOOK PLACE EARLY THIS MORNING. RIGHT NOW, INVESTIGATORS ARE WAITING FOR THE CRIME SCENE UNIT TO GET OUT HERE. POLICE WERE SEEN LOOKING INSIDE AND OUTSIDE OF THIS HOME FOR EVIDENCE IN THE BACK YARD AND TRYING TO FIGURE OUT AND PIECE THIS TOGETHER. I SPOKE WITH A NUMBER OF NEIGHBORS IN THIS APARTMENT COMPLEX. THEY TELL ME THAT A LITTLE BOY WAS THE ONE WHO WAS SHOT INSIDE THAT APARTMENT BUILDING. THEY SAY HE IS AT THE HOSPITAL NOW BEING TREATED. THEY SAY HE WAS SHOT IN THE HEAD. THEY SAY THEY ARE NOT SURE WHAT HIS CONDITION IS AT THIS POINT. RIGHT NOW THEY ARE WAITING TO HEAR FROM FAMILY MEMBERS ON THAT. THIS APARTMENT COMPLEX IS ON CORN WALLACE ROAD. IT IS CALLED THE CORN WALLACE ROAD APARTMENT COMPLEX. WE ARE WORKING TO FIND OUT MORE INFORMATION FROM POLICE ABOUT WHAT LED TO THE SHOOTING EARLY