Man taken to hospital in Durham apartment complex shooting, attempted robbery

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Wednesday, September 9, 2020
Shooting under investigation at Durham apartment complex
Police tape surrounded Strawberry Hill Apartments in Durham. One person told ABC11 they heard about 20 shots.

DURHAM, N.C. (WTVD) -- A shooting at a Durham apartment complex happened as part of an attempted robbery Wednesday morning, according to Durham police.

Police said a man was approached by four other men in the parking lot at Strawberry Hill Apartments shortly before 6 a.m. The victim had a graze to his ear and his shoulder was also wounded. He was taken to the hospital. The injuries aren't considered life-threatening.

The apartment complex is located off Stadium Drive between W. Carver Street and Horton Road. Residents told ABC11 they heard about 20 gunshots.

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