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July 09, 2009

N.C. man shot officer through door, claims he "had no target"

News and Observer

DURHAM, N.C. — Whoever fired the bullet that struck a Durham police officer in the abdomen Thursday should have known police were standing outside the door, Police Chief Jose L. Lopez Sr. said.

Officer D.J. Youmans, a Durham officer for less than two months, and his training officer, Cpl. B.D. Schnee, were responding to a shots-fired call, which was upgraded to a burglary in progress, at the South Square Townhomes on Shannon Road about 4 a.m. Thursday. Officers at a nearby police substation heard the gunshots and were headed to the area when emergency dispatchers notified them of the burglary in apartment 5-A, Lopez said.

Full story: N.C. man shot officer through door, claims he "had no target"

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