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Woman shot while washing car in Durham

Posted May 10, 2008 8:46 p.m. EDT
Updated May 11, 2008 6:57 a.m. EDT

— 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.