Child dies, 2 men injured in Durham shooting, 20+ evidence markers seen at investigation

Durham County News

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) – Three people were shot in Durham Friday night, with a juvenile confirmed dead early Saturday morning, police said.

The incident was reported at 11:18 p.m. in the 1000 block of Drew Street, according to Durham police.

The three victims were taken to a nearby hospital, with two men suffering from serious injuries. The third victim was pronounced dead on-scene. Police Monday said the person who died was a juvenile.

Officers at the scene said they are investigating the circumstances of the shooting. The incident happened near railroad tracks along Drew Street, just east of N.C. 55, which is North Alston Avenue.

Near the scene, a wrecked silver sedan was stopped just beside a tractor-trailer. Also, police had a screen set up beside the car to obscure part of the crime scene.

Police closed Drew Street from Hyde Park to Alston Street after the mobile command center arrived around 1 a.m. Officers are using more than 20 evidence markers along the closed street to conduct their investigation.

Finally, a police K9 unit is looking for the suspect, but no further information on his or her location has been provided.

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