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Durham Police Investigate Gang-Related Shooting

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DURHAM, N.C. — Durham police investigators are questioning two people about ashooting that occurred on Weaver Street Monday night.

Officers from the police department's Gang Unit were working in theCornwallis Road housing community when officers heard gunfire around 7 p.m.Monday.

Officers chased one person on foot through the communityand apprehended him on South Roxboro Street. A second person wastaken into custody on Charles Street. Officers also recovered a handgun.

While officers were investigating the "shots fired" call, 22-year-oldKenshawn Royster walked into the Duke University Hospital emergency room andsaid he had been shot on Weaver Street. Royster was being treated lateMonday for a gunshot wound to the leg.

Charges are pending against the people being questioned.

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