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Drive-by Shooting Under Investigation

Posted March 23, 2007 11:17 p.m. EDT

— Police were investigating a Friday afternoon shooting that left one man in critical condition.

A man backed his sport utility vehicle into a driveway at 2041 Buffalo Way at about 3:20 p.m. Friday and went inside the house while a friend remained in the parked vehicle, police said. Witnesses said a gray vehicle, possibly a Ford, slowly passed the house and turned around, police said.

The gray vehicle stopped near the driveway, and one of two men inside got out and started shooting, witnesses told police. The passenger in the sport utility vehicle was shot in the back, police said.

The unidentified 21-year-old man was taken to Duke University Hospital, where he was listed in critical condition.

At least two houses were damaged by gunfire, police said.

The suspects were last seen driving east on Geer Street, police said.

Anyone with information in the case is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 919-683-1200.