Durham Herald-Sun newspaper carrier shoots back during carjacking

The News & Observer
Thomasi McDonald reports on the Tuesday morning incident:

The news carrier told police he was delivering [The Herald-Sun] newspapers when a man approached him and took his 2008 Chevrolet pickup truck at gunpoint, [Kammie Michael, a Durham police spokeswoman] reported.

The news carrier told police the man fired a shot at him and he returned the gunfire, Michael reported.

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Correction: This post originally misidentified the name of the Durham newspaper.

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