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SBI Investigating Police Shooting

State police in North Carolina are investigating the shooting of a man by a Durham police officer.

Durham police said a man was being treated for life-threatening injuries at Duke University Hospital after being shot by a city police officer. Neither the names of the victim nor the officer were immediately released.

The officer shot a man shortly after 2 a.m. Thursday after responding to reports of shots fired in a neighborhood just off Interstate 85.

The State Bureau of Investigation was reviewing the shooting, which is standard procedure when an officer is involved in a shooting.


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