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Accused rapist shot by police in Hammond

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Posted: Apr 12, 2012 11:26 AM
Updated: Apr 12, 2012 11:26 AM
Source: The Advocate

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Topics: shooting, hammond, police, rape

HAMMOND - A man accused of raping two women near Hammond was shot and wounded by Hammond Police early this morning, according to sources.

Police said Durelle Jones, 24, was taken to a a hospital after exchanging gunfire with two Hammond Police Officers. It happened after police confronted him outside a convenience store.

Jones is accused of kidnapping two women and raping them before taking them to LaPlace, where one of the women was able to attract attention.

News 2's Olivia LaBorde will have more at Noon.

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