Durham County

Man shot, seriously wounded in 400 block of South Driver Street.

A 38-year-old man was shot and seriously wounded shortly before 1 a.m. Sunday morning.

The shooting occurred in the 400 block of South Driver Street. The victim had been standing outside and “sustained possible life-threatening injuries,” Durham Police Department spokesman Wil Glenn said.

The suspected shooter fled on foot, Glenn said.

The victim was transported in a private vehicle to a local hospital.

The shooting is under investigation, Glenn said, adding that “no further details” were available.

A Durham Police Watch Commander said at 5:10 p.m. Sunday that police had yet to receive an update on the shooting victim’s health status or condition.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 919-683-1200. CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers do not have to identify themselves.

This story will be updated as new information develops.

Colin Warren-Hicks: 919-419-6636, @CWarrenHicks