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One injured in shooting outside of North Carolina courthouse

Two people in custody
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Posted at 9:22 AM, Apr 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-03 13:36:26-04

One person was injured after a gun was fired outside of the Durham County Courthouse in Durham, North Carolina on Wednesday.

According to WRAL-TV , two people are in custody after a "short police pursuit."

The Durham Sheriff confirmed the shooting in a tweet just after 9:30 a.m. local time and advised residents to stay away from the area.

Police say the suspects and the injured man knew each other, and there was a fight before shots were fired.

The victim was rushed to a hospital where he remains in serious condition.