Motel employee shot in robbery

July 13, 2009 10:02:08 PM PDT
Durham police are investigating a robbery and shooting that happened at the Comfort Inn on Mount Moriah Road. Police said two men entered the motel around 5:40 p.m. on Monday and robbed it at gunpoint.

One motel employee was shot in the hip during the incident. He was taken to Duke University Hospital, but his condition is not known at this time.

The two suspects ran out of the business and got in a white Nissan Maxima, driven by a third man.

Authorities are currently searching for the suspects.

Anyone with information is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 683-1200. CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers never have to identify themselves.