Durham County

Durham police want to find this man accused of shooting two others in 2015 and 2017

Police are looking for a 20-year-old man charged with shooting two people in the last two years.

Jairus Ensley is accused of shooting a 31-year-old man in the stomach during an argument in the 800 block of Ridgeway Avenue, according to a news release. Police reported getting the call shortly before 10 p.m. Aug. 12, 2015.

Jairus Ensley
Jairus Ensley Durham Police Department Contributed

Ensley was charged with attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting injury in that shooting, police said.

He also is charged with shooting and robbing a man on Dec. 22, 2017, near the intersection of West Main Street and Hicks Street, police reported. Officers got the call shortly after 2 p.m. that a 28-year-old man was shot in a car during an alleged robbery.

Ensley has been charged with robbery with a deadly weapon and assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury in that case, they said.

Anyone with information about where Ensley could be is asked to call investigators at 919-560-4582, ext. 29245, or CrimeStoppers at 919-683-1200. CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers never have to identify themselves.

Tammy Grubb: 919-829-8926, @TammyGrubb

Can you identify any of the following people? CrimeStoppers offers anonymity and cash rewards for information leading to the arrest of individuals wanted for felony crimes in Durham County. Learn more at durhamcrimestoppers.org.

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