DURHAM — Police are searching for a gunman who shot and critically injured a 17-year-old boy, investigators announced Monday. Emergency workers transported the victim, Kaaylon Pamplin of Durham, to Duke Medical Center where he is being treated for life threatening injuries, according to Lt. Patrice Andrews of the Durham Police Department.
The shooting occurred Saturday around 11:15 a.m. near the intersection of Nebo Street and Burlington Avenue in South Durham, police reported.
When officers arrived at the scene, they found Pamplin wounded, sitting in the drivers seat of a vehicle.
Investigators are looking for a red or burgundy Dodge Mangum in connection to the shooting, Andrews reported.
Police are urging anyone with information to call Investigator A.M. Cristaldi at 919-560-4440, ext. 29322, or Crime Stoppers at 683-1200.
Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers never have to identify themselves.