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Female bystander shot during fight in Durham

Posted January 17, 2010 8:36 a.m. EST
Updated January 25, 2010 11:24 a.m. EST

— Durham police said that a 23-year-old woman was shot when several men got into a fight outside at Maple and East Main streets Saturday afternoon. One man was also injured.

Investigators determined someone pulled out a gun during the argument and fired several shots around 2 p.m. A man was shot in the leg, and a woman on a nearby porch was shot in the side. Witnesses told police that the woman wasn't involved in the altercation.

Both victims, whose names haven't been released, were transported to Duke University Medical Center. An condition update for the victims was not available.

No arrests have been made.

Anyone with information about the shooting should call Durham police Investigator Little at 919-560-4281, ext. 29124, 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.