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2 dead, 2 injured in Durham shooting, police say

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ABC11 Eyewitness News
 2021-06-18

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Durham police officers are investigating a shooting that left two people dead and injured two others Thursday night, authorities said.

Officials said the shooting happened around 9:40 p.m. along the 1600 block of Holloway Street and Guthrie Avenue.

Officers said the two people who died were both men. Both were found on the ground outside a convenience store. One was dead when officers arrived; the other died at the hospital.

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The third victim was a female who was taken to the hospital for treatment. She had been shot in the leg. The fourth victim was a male who had been shot in the foot.

Investigators said the shooting does not appear to be random. They said the victims and the shooter appear to know each other.

However, the identity of the shooter has not been made public.

Police did not specifically say if the shooter was in custody. They did say no charges had been filed at this time.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to contact the Durham Police Department at (919) 683-1200.

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This was not the only instance of gun violence in the Triangle on Thursday night into Friday morning.

A domestic violence incident ended in gunfire around 1:30 a.m. Friday on Tranquil Road in Durham. A woman was injured in this shooting; her injuries are not life-threatening. The shooter got away before police arrived.

On Thursday night in Raleigh there were two shootings--one on Bledsoe Avenue and the other on Sumner Boulevard. Two men total were taken to the hospital in those shootings.

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