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Durham fatal shooting victim identified, wounded man hospitalized

Posted January 18, 2011

— Durham police identified a man Tuesday who died in a Canal Street shooting over the weekend.

Jimmie Lamont Harris, 24, of Dowd Street in Durham, was found by officers around 5 p.m., lying on the steps in front of 507 Canal St. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Another victim, a 28-year-old man whose name was not released, was shot in the shoulder and arm. He walked a few blocks to get help and was still being treated Tuesday at Duke University Hospital for non-life-threatening injuries, police said.

No arrests have been made.

Anyone with information is asked to call Investigator D. West at 919-560-4440, extension 29341, or Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200.

Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers never have to identify themselves.


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  • gmuny33 Jan 19, 2011

    If we can get the criminal from Raleigh, Wake Co. to stop traveling up Hwy 40, 70 and 55, we won't need security. What did the New York Times pick Raleigh as?

  • truth9806 Jan 19, 2011

    The NewYork Times picked Durham as one of the top 41 places in the world to visit ...just bring your own security!

  • boneymaroney13 Jan 18, 2011

    Heartbreaking!!? Do you know the full story?

  • mramorak Jan 18, 2011

    Aweful heartbreaking news........................