17-year-old killed in parking lot shooting of Durham convenience store, police say

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Friday, August 13, 2021

DURHAM, N.C. (WTVD) -- Police are investigating a shooting in the parking lot of a Durham convenience store that left a 17-year-old dead Wednesday, authorities said.

Shortly after 6:30 p.m., officers were called to the 900 block of East Main Street near South Elm Street. On arrival, officers found the victim in the parking lot suffering from a gunshot wound. The teen was rushed to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

Authorities have not released the identity of the teen at this time.

Durham Police have not identified a shooting suspect.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to contact the Durham Police Department at (919) 560-4440, ext. 29322 or CrimeStoppers at (919) 683-1200.