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Durham Police Investigate Double Shooting

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DURHAM, N.C. — Durham police are investigating a double shooting that occurred Sundaynight in the 1100 block of Gurley Street.

Police said the incident occurred around 8:15 p.m.

One victim, 22-year-old Bennie McDonald, suffered a non life-threateninggunshot wound to his face and was treated at a local hospital.

The second victim, 29-year-old Jonathan Hamlet, suffered a gunshot woundto his chest and was in critical condition at a local hospital late Sunday.

Investigators said the double shooting appears to be the result of aconfrontation between two rival gangs.

No charges had been filed by late Sunday.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Durham Police Department'sCriminal Investigations Division at (919) 560-4440 or CrimeStoppers at(919) 683-1200.

CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for information leading toarrests in felony cases.