DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) — One boy was shot and killed in Durham on Wednesday night, according to police.

Police said around 10:30 p.m., they responded to a shooting in the 1100 block of Ridgeway Avenue near East Lawson Street. Officials said they found a teenage male and a woman shot. The teen was transported to the hospital and was pronounced deceased.

The victim in this incident has been identified as a 17-year-old, according to police.

Initial information from police indicated that an adult woman was shot. It was later determined that her injury was not the result of being shot.



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The investigation is ongoing and no other information was released.

Anyone with information is asked to call Investigator B. Garth at (919) 560-4440 ext. 29313 or CrimeStoppers at (919) 683-1200. CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards of up to $2,000 for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers never have to identify themselves.