Drive-by shooting in Durham concerns some near Duke hospital, campus


WE’LL UPDATE YOU ON CBS17.COM AND IN THE MOBILE NEWS APP. POLICE ARE LOOKING FOR THOSE RESPONSIBLE FOR A SHOOTING THAT LED TO A CAR CRASH THIS AFTERNOON. POLICE CLOSED DOWN ERWIN ROAD FOR HOURS TONIGHT. ZACH TALKED TO PEOPLE CLOSE ENOUGH TO HEAR THE GUNSHOTS. ARIANA COTTON WAS GOING INTO THIS STORE WHEN SHE HEARD GUNSHOTS. DURHAM POLICE SAY A MAN WAS IN THE CAR IN A PARKING LOT WHEN SHOTS CAME THROUGH ANOTHER VEHICLE. THE MAN SHOT TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL OF SUFFERING SERIOUS INJURIES, POLICE CLOSING DOWN PART OF ERWIN RAD FOR HOURS. IT WAS CRAZY. THIS WOMAN SAW THE ROAD SHUT DOWN. IT WAS UNSEVENING THIS COULD HAPPEN. BEING A COLLEGE CAMPUS YOU FEEL SAFE AND ARE IN A SAFE AREA AND THERE’S PEOPLE COMMUTING BACK AND FORTH. DUKE POLICE SAY THE MAN IS NOT AFFILIATED WITH THE UNIVERSITY. I’LL BE HYPERVIGILANT. IT IS SCARY, JUST KEEP MY HEAD ON THE SWIVEL.

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