By CBS 17 Digital Desk | December 2, 2020 at 12:31 PM EST – Updated December 2 at 12:55 PM
DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) – A Blue Alert has been issued in the search for a 26-year-old man wanted in connection with the shooting of an off-duty Durham County deputy on Nov. 14.
The Blue Alert, which is issued when an officer is injured or killed, was sent out just after 10 a.m. for Jerry Lamont Harris Jr. of Durham.
Harris was driving a black Acura with a 30-day temp tag, the alert says.
Surveillance video from a nearby business shows a white Hyundai Sonata pull up next to the deputy. Officials with the Durham County Sheriff’s Office said someone in that car fired multiple shots into the deputy’s car.
Harris was identified as a suspect in the shooting of the deputy along with Armand Lewis-Langston.
Harris is considered armed and extremely dangerous, the sheriff’s office said.
Harris’ criminal history in the Durham area dates back to 2012. He is currently on probation after serving a sentence in federal prison.
He is being held without bond, the sheriff’s office said.
Authorities seized multiple weapons at Lewis-Langston’s home. The sheriff’s office said he has a criminal history in Durham County that dates back to 2014.
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