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Durham fatal shooting victim identified, wounded man hospitalized

Posted January 18, 2011 2:50 p.m. EST
Updated January 18, 2011 3:14 p.m. EST

— 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.