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Durham police probe two hotel shootings

Posted July 7, 2012 8:18 a.m. EDT
Updated July 7, 2012 8:49 a.m. EDT

Durham Police

— Two separate shootings in Durham in less than three hours late Friday and early Saturday sent two men to the hospital, police said. 

The first shooting happened in the parking lot of the Econo Lodge on N.C. Highway 55 around 11 p.m. Friday. 

About three hours later, another person was shot about one mile away at the Studio Plus hotel on N.C. Highway 54.

Both men suffered non-life-threatening injuries and were taken to Duke University Hospital, authorities said. 

Police have not identified suspects or disclosed a motive for either shooting. 

Anyone with information about either shooting should 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.