For Immediate Release
ATF Offering Reward for Wanted Individual
Jerry Lamont Harris Jr. is Wanted in Connection with the Shooting of a Durham County Sheriff’s Deputy
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives today announced a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the location and arrest of Jerry Lamont Harris Jr., AKA “JRocc.” Harris is wanted in connection with the shooting of a Durham County Sheriff’s Deputy.
On Nov. 14, a DCSO deputy was injured after his vehicle was shot multiple times in a drive-by shooting. Harris is suspected of being the driver of the vehicle used during the crime and a participant in the shooting. Harris, a convicted felon, was on parole at the time of the incident. He is described as a 26-year-old black male, approximately 184 pounds and 6 feet 1 inch tall. Harris is wanted on charges of attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill. Harris’ whereabouts are unknown and he is considered armed and dangerous.
ATF joins the FBI, the Durham County Sheriff’s Office, and the Durham Police Department in investigating this case. Anyone with information about the whereabouts of Jerry Lamont Harris Jr. should contact ATF at 1-888-ATF-TIPS, the Durham County Sheriff’s Office at 919-560-0900, or Crimestoppers at 919-682-1200. All calls and tips will be kept confidential.