Both victims from today’s shooting have died as a result of their injuries. In addition to the deceased victims, a dog was located at the crime scene that had been shot and killed as well. The suspect in today’s shooting is Harry Hardman of Apex. Hardman is being booked into Wake County Jail on 2 counts of murder and 1 count of animal cruelty.
The victims are not being identified at this time pending confirmation of identification and notification of next of kin. On January 15, 2024, around 3:00 pm, officers with APD were dispatched to the area of Brussels Dr and Chipping Dr about a disturbance. While en route to this call, the call was upgraded to shots fired.
Upon arrival to the area, officers located two female victims, in the 1400 block of Chipping Dr, both suffering from gunshot wounds. The victims received immediate medical attention and were transported to an area hospital. At this time, we do not know the status of their injuries.
While arriving on the scene, officers heard additional gunshots and were able to track those gunshots to the 1600 block of Brussels Dr where they encountered the suspect from the shooting. APD officers were able to take the suspect into custody without any additional shots fired or additional injuries reported.
This is an active scene and additional information will be provided as this investigation unfolds. We have checked the area and do not believe there are any additional suspects related to this incident so we do not believe there is an active danger to the public stemming from this incident.
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