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Durham man shot in head

Posted January 17, 2010 8:47 a.m. EST
Updated January 17, 2010 5:35 p.m. EST

— A Durham man is in critical condition after being shot in the head Saturday evening, police said.

Officers responding to calls about an injured person found the victim in the parking lot of building no. 38 on Wabash Street at 7:50 p.m. The man, identified as Christopher Lamont Johnson, 30, of Dunstan Avenue, was transported to Duke University Hospital.

Investigators said they did not have a motive or suspect description. The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information about the shooting should call Investigator S.M. Pate at 919-560-4440, ext. 29332, or Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200. Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases, and callers never have to identify themselves.