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Durham police probe Comfort Inn robbery, shooting

Posted July 13, 2009 8:34 p.m. EDT

— Durham police are investigating a robbery and shooting at the Comfort Inn at 3508 Mount Moriah Road.

Two men entered the motel around 5:40 p.m. Monday and robbed the business at gunpoint, police said. An employee was shot in the hip during the robbery and transported to Duke University Hospital for treatment.

The robbers fled the scene in a white Nissan Maxima.

Anyone with information about the crime is asked to call 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.