DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) — A teenager suffered serious injuries in a daytime shooting in Durham Sunday afternoon, police said.

The incident was reported just after 3:15 p.m. in the 1400 block of Wabash Street, which is three blocks east of North Carolina Central University, Durham police said.

When officers arrived at the scene, they found a teenager wounded by gunfire, police said.

Gerald Robinson said his 17-year-old grandson was the victim.

The incident happened when someone knocked on the door of their apartment and then started shooting at the apartment, Robinson said.

The boy was shot in his neck and his side, Robinson said.

He added that he is not sure if his grandson knew the suspect or what the motive might have been in the shooting.



The wounded teen was taken to a nearby hospital with serious injuries.

“This is an active investigation and no further details are available at this time,” a news release from police said.

Police said anyone with information about the shooting should call CrimeStoppers at (919) 683-1200.