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Durham police probe Cardens Lane shooting

Posted October 24, 2009 11:15 p.m. EDT
Updated October 25, 2009 3:52 p.m. EDT

— Durham police were investigating a shooting Saturday night that they said likely stemmed from an altercation at 401 Cardens Lane.

Officers responding to the location were told by several witnesses that a man was shot while getting into a van.

Officers located the victim, whose name was not released, at 308 South Alston Ave. Paramedics transported him to Duke University Hospital for treatment of a gunshot wound to the leg.

Officers said they believe the victim was shot during an altercation with another man at the Cardens Lane location just before 8 p.m.

Anyone with information about the shooting was asked to call Investigator T. A. Guess at 919-560-4281, 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.