Off-duty Durham County deputy injured when multiple shots fired into vehicle

DURHAM, N.C. (WTVD) -- A Durham County deputy was taken to the hospital with what appears to be non-life-threatening injuries after multiple shots were fired into the off-duty deputy's vehicle on Saturday morning.

Authorities said Durham EMS responded to the incident at the intersection of N. Mineral Springs Road and Stallings Road just before 10:20 a.m.

The Durham County Sheriff's Office said the off-duty deputy was traveling in his own vehicle when a silver sedan with an unknown number of occupants fired several shots into the deputy's car.

The vehicle was later identified as a Hyundai Sonata.

The sheriff's office said the car was found abandoned off Courtney Creek Blvd Saturday afternoon.

According to officials, the same car was seen in surveillance video on Highway 98 and Oak Grove Parkway around the time of the shooting.

Anyone with information on the shooting or the vehicle and its occupants is asked to contact the Durham County Sheriff's Office at (919) 560-0900.

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