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Durham teen shot in head

Posted June 21, 2009 6:50 a.m. EDT
Updated June 24, 2009 5:59 p.m. EDT

— A bullet struck a 16-year-old girl in the head during a shooting in an apartment complex off Wake Forest Highway Saturday night, police said.

Investigators said the girl was standing outside at 8 Atka Court around 11:30 p.m. when someone fired a gun from inside the complex and a bullet struck her. She was being treated for serious injuries at Duke Hospital Sunday.

Police said they were searching for a dark-colored SUV in connection with the shooting.

Anyone with information should call Investigator T. Christensen at 919-560-4281, ext. 29120, 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.