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Car recovered in Durham carjacking

Posted August 31, 2010 4:39 p.m. EDT

— Durham police on Tuesday morning recovered the vehicle stolen during a carjacking at the BP gas station at 3100 N. Roxboro St. on Monday.

Around 6 p.m. on Monday, police said a woman pulled her car up to the BP station and went inside the convenience store.

When the woman came outside, a man had climbed into her car's driver seat. Police said the woman hung on the passenger side door and tried to stop him from driving away.

As the man backed the car up, he pointed a gun and fired a shot at her, police said.

Authorities said the bullet grazed the woman. She was taken to Duke Hospital for treatment of very minor injuries.

The man left with the woman's vehicle – a gold Honda Accord. The vehicle was found around 8 a.m. Tuesday on Shenandoah Avenue.

No arrests have been made.