Atlanta, Georgia – Police in Atlanta, Georgia are actively searching for a group of suspects involved in the shooting death of Samuel Harris Jr., 44, while he was out walking his dog Tequilla. The incident occurred on February 5th at 893 Mitchell St., where Harris was found with fatal gunshot wounds to his head.
The Atlanta Police Department has released images of several individuals considered to be witnesses to the murder. Authorities are asking the public for any information that may help solve this homicide case.
Harris’ wife, Lea Harris, expressed disbelief and shock at the senseless killing of her husband over the theft of their beloved dog. She described her husband as a kind-hearted man with a zest for life and a genuine love for God, family, and people. The family has also started a GoFundMe page to raise a reward for information leading to the apprehension of the killer or killers.
In a public plea for information, Crime Stoppers Greater Atlanta urged anyone with relevant details to come forward. They also emphasized that tipsters could remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $10,000.
This tragic incident has left the community shaken and in mourning for the loss of Harris. The family is struggling to comprehend the cruel and senseless nature of his death, as they remember a man who was loved by many and had a deep passion for dogs and a gentle spirit.
As the investigation continues, law enforcement is urging anyone with information to contact the Atlanta Police Department’s Homicide Unit directly or submit tips anonymously through Crime Stoppers Atlanta. The city is united in seeking justice for the untimely and devastating loss of Samuel Harris Jr. and is hopeful that the perpetrators will be brought to justice.