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Durham police investigating two shootings

Posted December 15, 2020 7:20 p.m. EST

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— Durham police are investigating whether two shootings on Tuesday were related.

Officers were called to Duke Regional Hospital around 3:45 p.m. for a report of a gunshot victim with non-life-threatening injuries.

The victim told officers the shooting happened near Merrick and Dupree Streets.

Officers are also investigating a drive-by shooting around 4:30 p.m. in the 200 block of Archdale Drive.

The victim was taken to a local hospital with serious injuries.

Anyone with information about either shooting is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200.

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