Opelika man charged in connection to Jan. 19 shooting death


Opelika Police have arrested Cordezmond Rashaud Harris, 33, in connection with a January 19 shooting death.

OPELIKA, Ala. (WRBL) – An Opelika man has been arrested in connection to a Jan. 19, 2021 shooting that left one dead, according to police.

Police say Cordezmond Rashaud Harris, 33, has been taken into custody in connection to the shooting death of an unidentified 28-year-old male victim on the 100 Block of Chester Avenue in Opelika.

Cordezmond Rashaud Harris, 33, of Opelika has been taken into custody in connection with the Jan. 19 shooting of an unidentified victim.

Opelika Police detectives took Harris into custody around 5 p.m. Jan. 20 on warrants for murder and discharging a firearm into an occupied dwelling or vehicle. Harris is being held at the Lee County Jail.

If you have information on this case, please contact the Detective Division at (334) 705-5220 or the Secret Witness Hotline at (334) 745-8665 with any information. Callers may remain anonymous.

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