Current boyfriend shoots woman's angry ex in Knightdale
Posted November 12
Updated November 13
Knightdale, N.C. — A person is in custody and a man is hospitalized following a shooting in Knightdale Saturday morning.
Officers responded to 911 Ballast Drive around 11:25 a.m. for a reported shooting, which stemmed from a domestic altercation.
Knightdale police said the suspect, 34-year-old Lee Harris, Jr. was visiting his girlfriend at her home when Alcalvin Rogers arrived. Rogers is the father of Harris’ girlfriend’s children, police said. Rogers cut the electrical power to the residence and began banging on the door. Harris opened the door and shot Rogers, police said.
Investigators are still trying to determine Rogers’ motive for coming to the residence.
Knightdale Police Chief Lawrence Capps said this is not the first time officers have been called to 911 Ballast to defuse a situation involving Rogers.
Harris has been charged with possession of a firearm by a felon and assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury.
The investigation is ongoing, and there is no risk to the community.