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Predawn Durham gunfight leads to arrest of wounded man

All Durham police had at first early Friday was a homeowner who said he had exchanged gunfire with an attacker outside his house near Eno River State Park, but then a man with a gunshot wound showed up at Duke Regional Hospital and was treated and arrested.

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Fayette Place neighbor: 'It’s just a vacant hole'

Brenda McCoy Bradsher explains what it is like to live a block away from 20 acres of vacant property covered with scrub grass and scattered with crumbling steps and frayed foundations. The former Fayetteville Street public housing complex has sat empty for nearly 12 years awaiting a failed Durham Housing Authority development plan and then the construction of affordable and student housing by a private company.

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Fayette Place neighbor: 'It’s just a vacant hole'

Brenda McCoy Bradsher explains what it is like to live a block away from 20 acres of vacant property covered with scrub grass and scattered with crumbling steps and frayed foundations. The former Fayetteville Street public housing complex has sat empty for nearly 12 years awaiting a failed Durham Housing Authority development plan and then the construction of affordable and student housing by a private company.
Video by Virginia Bridges, Photo by Mark Schultz vbridges@newsobserver.com
Fayette Place neighbor: 'It’s just a vacant hole' 1:43

Fayette Place neighbor: 'It’s just a vacant hole'

Durham County Sheriff's deputies on the importance of rabies vaccinations 2:03

Durham County Sheriff's deputies on the importance of rabies vaccinations

125 gather in Durham to protest police shootings 2:10

125 gather in Durham to protest police shootings

Rain doesn't dampen spirits as 67th annual Watts-Hillandale parade is held in Durham 1:49

Rain doesn't dampen spirits as 67th annual Watts-Hillandale parade is held in Durham