North Carolina shooting: Who is Durham shooter? 2 killed near convenience store
Investigators say the incident does not appear to have been random and it appears the involved parties were known to each other
DURHAM, NORTH CAROLINA: An overnight shooting in North Carolina left two people dead and two others injured, reported authorities on June 18. According to the Durham Police Department, officers responded to a report of gunfire shortly after 9:30 pm ET on June 17 outside a convenience store in the 1600 block of Holloway Street. One man was declared dead at the scene, and a second man later died in the hospital. The victims' names have not been released officially.
A third victim was rushed to the hospital with a gunshot wound to her leg and a fourth was treated for a gunshot wound to his foot. A similar incident of shooting took place in North Carolina recently when Public transit employee Samuel Cassidy opened fire on his own co-workers, killing eight people. Afterwards, Cassidy turned the gun on himself and shot himself dead. A few days ago, at least 13 people were injured in a shooting in downtown Austin early Saturday, June 12.
Durham police department issued a statement which said, "Investigators are working to determine the circumstances surrounding the shooting, but the incident does not appear to have been random and it appears the involved parties were known to each other, according to a preliminary investigation. No charges have been filed at this time."
Reportedly, the incident took place near the intersection of Holloway Street and Guthrie Avenue. Durham police rushed the scene to find one woman and three men with gunshot wounds. Police have not released information about any possible suspects yet.
According to the police, about four hours after the first incident, another shooting took place in the 4000 block of Tranquil Road at about 1:30 am. One person was injured and was rushed to the hospital. The nature of her injuries was not known at the moment. Police claimed that the 'known suspect' in that shooting fled the scene. No official details of the suspect or the victim were released.