Local News

Woman shot while washing car in Durham

Durham police are investigating a shooting. Officers responded to 2213 Otis St. at 4:53 p.m. Saturday.

Posted Updated
DURHAM, N.C. — Police said a woman washing her car was caught in the cross-fire from a drive-by shooting on Saturday afternoon.

Officers responded to calls about a shooting at 2213 Otis St. at 4:53 p.m. They found a woman who had been shot in the left calf.

The victim, whose name was withheld, was transported to Duke University Hospital. Her injuries were considered to be non-life-threatening.

Officers said they believe the shooting happened when the occupants of one vehicle fired at the occupants of a second vehicle. The victim, a bystander, was outside washing her vehicle when she was shot.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 683-1200.

Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers never have to identify themselves.

Copyright 2022 by Capitol Broadcasting Company. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.