More Gun Violence in Durham North Carolina

More Gun Violence in Durham North Carolina

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Three people were shot in Durham, North Carolina, on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016. Authorities are searching for the shooter or shooters. Since they happened in two different locations, police are unsure if the shootings are connected, according to ABC News.

At 3:10 p.m. ET, police responded to a call on North Maple Street. At the scene, they found both a man and woman suffering from gunshot wounds. Both victims’ injuries are reportedly non-life threatening. The two were transported to the hospital.

Shortly after the first incident, police were called at 3:17 p.m. to another shooting on Harvard Avenue. There, a man was found with injuries from being shot. His wounds were also determined to be non-life threatening. The victim was taken to the hospital.

The names of the three victims have not yet been released. Police are still investigating at this time.

The two shootings come on the heels of another recent shooting in Durham, North Carolina. Three boys, including two 11-year olds and one 16-year-old, sustained gunshot wounds, on August 21. This shooting took place in the 600 block of Reservoir Street. One of the victims from this shooting spree suffered severe injuries and required emergency surgery.

The shootings in North Carolina are under investigation. Updates will be reported as details are released.

Written by Laurel Fee
Edited by Jeanette Smith

Sources:

CBS North Carolina: Teen, 2 children shot in Durham; 11-year-old seriously injured
ABC 11: 3 SHOT IN DURHAM AT 2 LOCATIONS, MANHUNT UNDERWAY

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