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Teen Shot Near Downtown Durham

Posted March 17, 2008 10:03 p.m. EDT

— Durham police are investigating after a teen was shot near downtown.

It happened just after 2:30 p.m. Monday on Fisher Place near South Roxboro Street.

The 16-year-old boy was shot in the chest, police said. He ran into a nearby store and collapsed.

The teen was transported to Duke University Hospital.

Police withheld the victim’s name and condition.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to the Durham Police Department, at 919-560-4440, extension 262, or Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200.