A suspect shot at a Durham police officer Saturday night during a foot chase on Sima Avenue. The officer returned fire.
No injuries were reported, according to a police department news release.
The incident occurred near Building 6 in the McDougald Terrace public housing complex at about 11:35 p.m., police said.
Police were investigating an incident on Sima Avenue when the suspect was overheard discussing criminal activity. When questioned by officers the suspect ran and fired shots at one of the officers.
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The Durham Police Department’s Professional Standards Division and Criminal Investigations Division are investigating the incident, which is standard procedure in any officer-involved shooting.
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