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Durham Police Seek Armed Suspect After Fatal Shooting

Posted February 9, 2004 7:22 a.m. EST

— Durham police are investigating a fatal shooting at Ace Radiator and Muffler at 910 Geer Street.

Police said a gunman went inside the business and shot the owner of the business in the neck.

According to police, a man wearing dark clothing armed with a weapon entered the business around 4 p.m. Friday.

The suspect approached the owner, mumbled something about a robbery, and shot the owner in the base of the neck.

The victim was taken to Duke, where he died a short time later.

The suspect still is at large. It is not known if robbery was the motive.