One person was killed and another injured in a shooting incident in a Durham neighborhood in North Carolina Wednesday afternoon.

The Durham Police Department said the incident took place in the 2500 block of South Roxboro Street and East Cornwallis Road. Officers responded to a shooting at 1:59 p.m. ET and found a man who had been shot.

The man was declared dead at the scene by Emergency Medical Services. A woman, who was also shot, was taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

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According to investigators, the shooting does not appear to have been random. However, the motive behind it remains unclear.

Neither victims in the shooting have been identified.

The investigation remains ongoing, police said. No details about the shooter have been revealed. Witnesses said that they heard multiple gunshots.

South Roxboro Street was closed between Charles Street and East Cornwallis Road following the shooting.

Police urged locals to call Durham Investigator Kellar at 919-560-4440, ext. 29306 or CrimeStoppers at 919-683-1200 with any details related to the shooting.

As of August 6, 140 people have been shot in Durham this year, of which 23 died, according to Durham Police Department data. Since January, the city has witnessed 453 shootings.

Homicides in Durham have seen a rise in 2022 as data shows that 17 people have been shot and killed through May 7 of 2022. This is an increase from 14 people shot and killed till May in 2021 and it is more than double from the eight killed at this time in 2020.

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Some of the other deadly shootings this year in Durham included a home invasion, a road rage shooting, some fatal shootouts at gas stations and on the streets.

According to reports, Durham Police solved 43.4 percent of aggravated assaults so far this year, which is up from 2021 when they had solved 37.7 percent of aggravated assaults.