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One dead, one injured in Durham shooting

Posted January 16, 2011 9:03 p.m. EST
Updated January 17, 2011 5:55 a.m. EST

— A shooting in Durham Sunday killed one man and injured another, police said.

Officers responded to "sounds of shots" calls in the area of Canal and Gurley streets around 5 p.m. They found a 24-year-old man shot, lying on the steps in front of 507 Canal St.

The man, whose name was not released, was pronounced dead at the scene.

A 28-year-old man, whose name was also not released, was shot in the shoulder and arm. He walked a few blocks to get help and was being treated at Duke Hospital for non-life-threatening injuries, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Investigator D. West at 919-560-4440, ext. 29341, or Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200.

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