Durham Police Investigating Shooting
Durham police are investigating a shooting that happened Wednesday morning near the intersection of Mangum Street and Dillard Street.
A man was shot multiple times following an apparent argument shortly before 9:30 a.m. The injured man went across the street to the Durham County Courthouse to get help. The man, whose name is not being released at this time, was taken to the hospital for treatment of serious injuries.
Witnesses told officers that the suspect(s) fled in a white van. Approximately five minutes later, officers spotted a van matching the description of the suspect vehicle in the area of Club Boulevard and Dearborn Drive and attempted to stop it.
The driver refused to stop. Officers chased the vehicle for more than 10 minutes until the van crashed near Hardee Street and East Geer Street. Two men were taken into custody for questioning. No charges have been filed at this time.
No one was injured during the chase.
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.