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Durham police ask for help in drive-by investigation

Posted August 12, 2008 4:39 p.m. EDT

— Durham police asked for the witnesses to come forward Tuesday to help piece together the scene of a shooting outside a McDougald Terrace apartment.

The victim, a woman, was grazed by a bullet as she stepped out of a car. She was treated at Duke Hospital.

According to witness statements, the occupants of two cars were shooting at each other in the area of Wabash and Durham streets. Someone may have fired a gun from the corner as well. Two vehicles near the intersection were hit by the gunfire. The cars participating in the shootout were described by witnesses as a silver or gray  four-door car and a blue sedan.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Investigator H.J. Burwell III at 560-4415, ext. 234 or Crime Stoppers at 683-1200. Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers never have to identify themselves.