Shooting Reported at BP Station on Erwin Road

Man taken to hospital with injuries on Friday afternoon

Update: [4:30 p.m.]

According to Duke Police, the victim is not affiliated with Duke as a student, staff or faculty member.


Erwin Road is shut down near Douglas Street due to a traffic crash and shooting investigation. One man suffered a gunshot wound and has been taken to the hospital for treatment. Motorists are advised to avoid the area.

Original post:

On Friday, at approximately 3:30 p.m., an altercation at the BP station at 2432 Erwin Rd. escalated and one individual was shot. The suspect then fled west on Erwin Road in a black Jeep Cherokee.

The victim was transported to Duke University Hospital.

The city of Durham Police is investigating. Individuals are encouraged to avoid the area due to traffic congestion.

If you have any information related to this incident, please contact the Durham Police Department at 919-560-4427.