Durham County

Rewards offered for information in two unsolved Durham homicides

FROM STAFF REPORTS

Jerod Long
Jerod Long Submitted

CrimeStoppers rewards are being offered for information leading to an arrest or arrests in a pair of Durham homicides that occurred last year.

Rewards are being offered in the Sept. 12 fatal shooting of 34-year-old Larry Donnell Owens in the 900 block of East Main Street and the Dec. 22 shooting death of Jerod Long in the Cherry Creek Drive, Longmont Drive area.

In the Owens homicide, police responded to a shooting call shortly after 7 p.m. on Sept. 12 and found Owens lying on a sidewalk. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

In the December homicide, Long, 38, of Moneta Way, was shot shortly before 5 p.m. on Dec. 22. Officers responding to a "subject shot" call found him lying by the road near the Haven at Research Triangle Park apartment complex. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators believe he was walking his dog when he was shot multiple times.

Anyone with information in the Owens slaying is asked to call Investigator J. Mitchell at 919-224-9093 or CrimeStoppers at 919-683-1200.

Anyone with information in the Long slaying is asked to call Investigator W. Thomson at 919-560-4118 or CrimeStoppers at 919-683-1200.

CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers do not have to identify themselves.

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