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Off-duty sheriff's deputy injured in shooting in Durham

Posted November 14, 2020 1:05 p.m. EST

— An off-duty sheriff’s deputy in Durham County was injured Saturday when several shots were fired into his car, authorities said.

The Durham County Sheriff’s Office in a statement said the deputy was transported to a local hospital with injuries that do not threaten his life. The department did not immediately release the name of the deputy.

Authorities said the shooting happened around 10:15 a.m., when the unknown occupants of a silver sedan fired into the deputy’s vehicle. They did not provide additional details of the shooting.

The sheriff’s office is asking anyone with information to contact authorities.

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