Man dies following shooting, crash on Highway 55 in Durham

23 May 2022

— A man died at the scene of a crash that stemmed from a shooting in Durham.

The shooting happened just before 5 p.m. in the 4400 block of N.C. Highway 55. Police said they received calls about a occupants in a car on Highway 55 shooting at another car.

Police said the other car crashed into several parked cars in the parking lot of a business.

“I heard gunshots … about 10-20 shots. [A] man came down here, flying, and ended up over there,” the witness said.

“I didn’t know if it was a dead man or not. I went to go check on him.”

The male driver of that car died at the scene of the crash. No other injuries were reported.

Highway 55 was shut down in both direction near Meridian Parkway following the incident.

Anyone with informaton on the shooting is asked to call Investigator J.D. Harris at 919-560-4440, extension 29120, or Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200.

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