Man shot during attempted carjacking in 2nd Durham shooting in 2 hours

Durham County News

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) — A man was shot outside a Durham townhome during an attempted carjacking Sunday evening — one of two shootings in Durham less than two hours apart, police say.

The carjacking shooting was reported before 6:45 p.m. at 3311 Shannon Road, which is near the intersection of University Drive and Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway, Durham police said.

The man who was shot was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment. Police said the injuries do not appear to be life-threatening.

Police later said the incident was an attempted carjacking. Three suspects fled scene in unknown vehicle, according to police.

A shooting also happened around 5 p.m. in the 1100 block of Briar Rose Lane in Durham.

A man who was shot was taken to a nearby emergency room for treatment, but his condition was not known.

The suspect fled in an older white Nissan Maxima that had some damage, police say.

The scene where the first shooting happened Sunday in Durham along Briar Rose Lane. CBS 17 photo

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