2 dead, 4 juveniles injured in Durham early morning shooting

North Carolina News

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) – Two are dead and four others injured after an early morning shooting off Eugene Street in Durham, police said.

CBS 17 learned the shooting occurred at approximately 3 a.m. Monday after a black Hyundai SUV hit a pole and discovered six people were shot – five of them juveniles.

Two of those shot were pronounced dead at the scene including a 19-year-old man. Earlier Monday, Durham police said all the shooting victims were juveniles but later clarified one was an adult.

One shooting victim is in critical condition, police said.

Three females and another male have all been transported to a local hospital for treatment.

Eugene Street in Durham at approximately 7:40 a.m. shows multiple roads still roped off as police investigate following two juveniles who were shot to death Monday morning (Joseph Holloway).

Durham police chief Patrice Andrews said the shooting does not appear to be random.

At a 3 p.m. news conference, Andrews did not provide further information on the shooting or the victims.

The local elementary school, Burton Magnet Elementary School, will be remote learning today, as the area is currently roped off for the active crime scene.

Durham Public Schools Communications Specialist Crystal Roberts confirmed that Durham Public Safety works in partnership with law enforcement departments during a crisis such as shootings, and are currently helping walk students to and from bus stops, pick up areas and surroundings schools as safety measures.

She said students from McDougald Terrace and the surrounding areas should expect delays.

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