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Gaston Man Shot in Face in Durham

Posted March 13, 2007 5:17 p.m. EDT
Updated March 13, 2007 6:22 p.m. EDT


Durham police are investigating a shooting that occurred Tuesday afternoon in which a man was shot in the face.

The victim, 45, of Gaston, was taken to a local hospital where he was listed in serious but stable condition Tuesday evening.

The shooting occurred at the corner of South Roxboro and Summit streets. The man, whose name was not released, was able to drive a short distance where he got help.

A Durham police sergeant was flagged down at about 1:48 p.m. in regard to the case. He was able to provide aid and call for additional police units.

It was not immediately clear whether the shooting was random.

The victim was driving a silver Chevrolet S-10 and was traveling south on Roxboro Street when the shooting occurred.

Police have not released any information on a suspect but ask that anyone with information about the case to call Durham police at 919-560-4415 or CrimeStoppers at 919-683-1200.