One killed, one injured in Durham double shooting

Police investigate in the area of Yorktown Ave.

July 20, 2012 12:36:29 PM PDT
One man is dead after a shooting in Durham Thursday afternoon.

It happened near Abercromby Drive and Yorktown Avenue in southern Durham around 2:30 p.m.

When police arrived on the scene they found 23-year-old Antoine Alston dead in the driver's seat of a car that had hit a tree and caught fire. Alston had been shot.

Police said a second male ran from the car to a nearby apartment complex. He was taken to Duke University Hospital for treatment of a gunshot wound and released.

No charges have been filed at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at (919) 560-4440, ext. 29320 or CrimeStoppers at (919) 683-1200.

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