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Woman Injured in Durham Apartment Shooting

Posted April 1, 2008 5:37 a.m. EDT
Updated April 2, 2008 6:30 a.m. EDT

— Durham Police are investigating a Monday night shooting at 1226 East Lawson St. in Building 45.

Officers who responded to the scene reported that a 20-year-old woman was shot in the back while putting laundry in her car. The woman, whose name they withheld, was taken to Duke University Hospital with a non-life-threatening injury, police said.

The suspect is a black man in his late teens or early 20s, 5'10" to 6 feet tall with a slim build. At the time of the shooting, he was wearing a black hoodie and blue jeans.

Anyone with information is asked to call Investigator Doug Thomas at 560-4440, ext. 241, or Crime Stoppers at 683-1200.