5 people shot in drive-by outside Durham business, police say

Durham County News

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) — Durham police are investigating after five people were shot in a drive-by outside a casino and tobacco store late on Thursday.

According to police at the scene, two vehicles were going west on Linwood Avenue and then turned south onto Fayetteville Street before opening fire at people standing outside of the City of Gold store at the intersection.

The shooting occurred just before midnight, according to authorities. More than 30 evidence markers were placed in the road during the investigation, according to a CBS 17 reporter at the scene.

Four males and one female were shot. One person is in critical condition and the other four are in stable condition, police said. No names or ages of the victims have been released at this time.

The scene was cleared around 5 a.m. Friday.

Police said they don’t have any suspect information that they can release at this time.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending Stories

Click here for full list of trending stories