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Suspect sought in Sunday shooting

From Staff ReportsJuly 8, 2008 

— Durham County sheriff's deputies are looking for a man suspected of shooting another man in the leg Sunday afternoon.

Willis Reginald Hart Jr., 26, of 5319 Stanley Road, Durham, is accused of shooting Harold Garner, 27, of Durham, in the thigh about 5:45 p.m. Sunday.

The two were arguing at 5416 Eno River Road when Hart fired and then fled on foot, said Cpl. J.P. Helsius of the Durham County Sheriff's Office.

Garner was taken to Duke Hospital, treated and released, Helsius said.

Hart is considered armed and dangerous. Anyone with knowledge of his whereabouts is asked to call Helsius at 560-0880.

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