UPDATE February 13, 2019
Today, ACCPD detectives announced the motive in the February 2nd Homicide of
Ramonte Harris. Detectives believe the incident began with a dispute between
Harris and Early. The dispute was related to a drug sale. As the dispute escalated,
Early pulled a handgun and shot Harris.
February 3, 2019
On February 2, 2019 at approximately 5:00 pm, ACCPD responded to a
Shooting on Sycamore Drive. Upon arrival, witnesses stated that the shooting
victim was being transported by a private vehicle to a local hospital. Witnesses
provided a description of a vehicle leaving the scene.
ACCPD searched the area and located a suspect matching witness
descriptions at a shopping center on 196 Alps Road. The suspect, Darrall Early, 21-
year-old from Athens, was transported to ACCPD for questioning.
The victim, 24-year-old Ramonte Harris, died at a local hospital. Early was
charged with Murder and transported to the Clarke County Jail.
The investigation into this incident is ongoing and ACCPD asks anyone with
information about the case to contact Det. Kim Johnson at 706-613-3330, ext. 331