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Man shot while doing yard work in Durham

Posted October 17, 2012 11:04 a.m. EDT
Updated October 17, 2012 12:11 p.m. EDT

— A 68-year-old man was shot Tuesday afternoon in the 2100 block of Faucette Avenue, near N.C. Highway 70, Durham police said. 

Officers responding to the area about 3 p.m. learned that the man was doing yard work when he was shot in the arm and side. The man's name was not released, but authorities said he was treated at Duke University Hospital for non-life threatening injuries. 

Police believe the shots may have come from a white Ford work van, but they didn't release other details about possible suspects. 

Anyone with information should call the Durham Police Department 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.