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Durham Police Chase 4 Men With Rifles

Posted December 8, 2007 2:11 p.m. EST
Updated December 8, 2007 5:38 p.m. EST

— Durham police pursued four armed suspects on foot after receiving reports of shots fired  Saturday afternoon.

Calls about gunshots in the Lynn Road area came in around 12:45 p.m. Officers sighted four black males carrying rifles and gave chase on foot. The pursuit went into the Holloway Street area.

Officers used a K-9 to track the men for about 45 minutes, but did not find the suspects. They believe the men might be hiding in a house.

Police recovered the four rifles the men had been carrying.

No injuries were reported in the incident, and the scene was cleared by 2 p.m.

A description of the suspects was not available Saturday afternoon.