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Durham police are investigating a shooting that left a man in critical condition

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Police on Friday were investigating a shooting in south Durham where a man was critically wounded.

No arrests have been reported and police had not made public the name of the victim by late Friday afternoon.

The shooting happened shortly before 3:45 p.m., said Wil Glenn, a Durham police spokesman.

Officers arrived in the 800 block of South Alston Avenue and found the victim. Investigators did not indicate if the man was found outside or inside a residence.

Paramedics rushed the victim to a local hospital where he is listed in critical condition, Glenn reported.

Investigators are asking anyone with information to call CrimeStoppers at 919-683-1200. CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases. Callers never have to identify themselves.

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