Arrest after woman shot in Durham: Police

DURHAM, NC (WNCN) — An arrest was made after a woman was shot dead early Monday at an apartment complex off Interstate-40 in Durham, police said.

At approximately 7:45 a.m., Durham Police responded to a shoot-down call from an apartment complex in the 5100 block of Old Chapel Hill Road, which is near the I-40, 15-501 interchange.

Police found a woman with a gunshot wound.

Durham Police did not elaborate on her injuries other than that they were considered non-life threatening.

Dijon Preston McGirt, 32, of Durham, was arrested after a brief chase and crash, police said.

McGirt is charged with shooting into an occupied apartment, breaking and entering with intent to terrorize, assaulting with a deadly weapon causing serious injury, felony escaping to avoid arrest, reckless driving and resisting delay and obstruction to have done. McGirt is currently in the Durham County Jail without bond.

Anyone with information is asked to call CrimeStoppers at (919) 683-1200. CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to crime arrests, and callers are never required to identify themselves.

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