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Durham PD seek help in solving shooting case

Posted December 21, 2012 3:18 p.m. EST

— Durham police are asking the public for information about a shooting that happened Thursday afternoon near Fayetteville Street.

Officers were dispatched to the 3100 block of Fayetteville Street at 2:18 p.m. and found a 49-year-old man who told them he had been shot in the leg during an altercation in the 500 block of Barton Street. He was taken to the hospital for treatment of injuries that do not appear to be life threatening.

His assailant is described as a black male, 5 feet 9 inches to 6 feet tall with a medium brown complexion, braids and a thin build. He fled in a 2005-2008 white Nissan Altima.

Anyone with information is asked to call 919- 560-4415, ext. 29303, 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.