Injured man jumps on city bus

July 22, 2008 6:53:34 PM PDT
Durham Police are investigating a shooting call that occurred Tuesday evening on South Alston Avenue.Officers responded to a shooting call that was reported by the driver of Data bus number eight at the intersection of Fayetteville Street and Umstead Street at 6:49 p.m. on Tuesday.

When they arrived, the officers found that a male had been shot in the left shoulder. The male, whose name is not being released at this time, was transported to Duke Hospital with a non life- threatening injury.

Officers determined that he had been shot at a different location, after which he entered a bus. Upon noticing the victim had been shot, the bus driver drove to the intersection Fayetteville Street and Umstead Street and called the Durham Police.

Officers do not have any motive or suspect descriptions at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to call District Four Substation Investigator A.M. Sterling at 560-4415, ext.233 or CrimeStoppers at 683-1200.


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