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Police seek help identifying suspect in Northgate Mall shooting

Posted January 5, 2018 3:55 p.m. EST
Updated July 12, 2018 2:13 p.m. EDT

Durham police want to identify this man, who is suspected of shooting a woman outside Northgate Mall on Dec. 23, 2017.

— Police on Friday asked the public for help in identifying a man wanted in a shooting at Northgate Mall in Durham last month.

A woman was shot in a parking lot near the Northgate Stadium 10 movie theater at the mall, at 1058 W. Club Blvd., shortly after 5 p.m. Dec. 23, police said.

The gunman approached the 21-year-old woman, struck her in the face with a gun and then shot her in the head, police said. She has since been released from Duke University Hospital.

Police released a photo taken by a mall security camera of the suspected gunman. He is described as black, in his late 30s or early 40s with a thin build and a dark complexion, and he was wearing dark pants, a shirt with a light and dark pattern, a dark jacket and a dark ball cap.

Anyone with information is asked to call Investigator J. Roberts at 919-560-4582, extension 29251, or Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200.