N.C. officer shot stopping a burglary in progress


By Sam LaGrone
The News & Observer

DURHAM, N.C. A Durham police officer was wounded Sunday night when he and other officers interrupted an apparent burglary in progress.

Officers were called about 9 p.m. to a northwest Durham neighborhood, where they went around to the back of 1410A Cherrycrest Drive. Details were sketchy late Sunday, but officials said shots were fired at the officers from inside the duplex. One officer was wounded in the arm and back.

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