Altercation leads to shooting in Durham, man suffers life-threatening injuries, police say


DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) — Durham police are investigating after a man was shot and suffered life-threatening injuries on Friday morning.

According to police, officers responded to the 5000-block of N.C. Highway 55 shortly after 10:30 a.m. in reference to a shooting.

An adult male was shot during an altercation with another man, police said. He was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The 5000-block of N.C. Highway 55 is home to hotels and restaurants, but police did not say if the shooting occurred at any of those places.

Police said they have a suspect in custody. They have not released his name at this time.

The investigation into the shooting is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to call CrimeStoppers at (919) 683-1200. CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers never have to identify themselves.

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