Shots fired near Durham school

December 13, 2011 1:16:59 PM PST
A shootout in Durham Tuesday afternoon came dangerously close to a local school.

It happened just before 1 p.m. when Durham police say two men started firing shots at a third man.

The gunfire happened near the Healthy Start Academy, which is located in the 800 block of West Chapel Hill Street. The school was put on lock down as police searched for the gunmen. However, they took off into the woods and were never found.

ABC11 has learned that cameras at the school captured some of the action.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Durham Police Department or Crime Stoppers at (919) 683-1200.

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