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Suspect in shooting of 60-year-old nabbed after chase

Posted February 20, 2011 8:06 a.m. EST

— Durham police said that a 60-year-old man was shot early Sunday by an acquaintance, who then led police on a brief chase.

The suspect shot the victim in the 800 block of Gerard Street, then drove away, police said. Officers chased the suspect until his car broke down. He pulled over and surrendered to police.

The victim was shot in the legs and pelvis area, police said. He was in serious condition at Duke University Hospital.

Police have not released the victim and suspects' identities amid the ongoing investigation.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200. Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases, and callers never have to identify themselves.