14-year-old boy seriously injured in Durham shooting

DURHAM, N.C. (WTVD) -- Durham police are investigating after a 14-year-old was seriously injured in an overnight shooting.

Officials said it happened around 1:30 a.m. in the 1100 block of Briar Rose Lane.

The boy was found shot and taken to the hospital in serious condition. Neighbors said the boy was caught in the crossfire.

The stray gunfire also threatened the lives of nearby neighbors including Willie Mae Foster, who was home with her grandkids and teenager.

Stray bullets initially struck her bedroom and went into her bathroom and closet; forcing her to the ground.

"Stay down. Stay down and don't get up. We all laid there until we heard no more gunshots," Foster said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Inv. Cleary at (919) 560-4582 or CrimeStoppers at (919) 683-1200. CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers never have to identify themselves.
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