Durham police have released a description of a man they say is connected with a shooting that happened on Dec. 23 in the parking lot at Northgate Mall.
Police say they are looking for a black man in his late 30s or early 40s with a thin build and a dark complexion. He was wearing dark pants, a shirt with a light and dark pattern on it, a dark jacket and a dark ball cap.
The shooting was reported at 5:10 p.m. in a parking lot near the movie theater. Police said the man approached a 21-year-old woman and struck her in the face with a gun before shooting her in the head. She was treated for non-life-threatening injuries at the hospital and has been released.
The incident did not appear to have been random, according to investigators.
Anyone with information is asked to call Durham police at (919) 560-4582 or CrimeStoppers at (919) 683-1200.