• Denton Police Department

Denton Shooting Linked to Spree Killer

DENTON, TX, Nov. 20, 2020 – On Nov. 20, Denton PD was notified that 31-year-old Jeremy Harris was in custody after being linked to numerous shootings across the metroplex. Harris is being held in the Ellis County Jail, and his bail is set at $3 million. Harris is the suspect in shootings that took place over the past week in Dallas, Celina, Frisco, Prosper, and Denton. These shootings resulted in numerous gunshot injuries and three deaths.


Preliminary evidence suggests Harris is the suspected shooter in a random shooting in Denton on Nov. 17. At approximately 10:39 p.m., officers were dispatched to a shooting in the 2400 block of E. University Drive. A 20-year-old driver and her 20-year-old passenger reported they were driving down the road when a vehicle pulled up beside them and began shooting into their vehicle. Both females sustained non-life-threatening gunshot wounds and were transported to a local hospital for treatment.


Denton PD investigators are still working with our local partners as well as our federal partners at the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF). If you have any questions regarding the shootings or murders out of Dallas, Celina, Frisco, and Prosper, please contact those agencies directly.



Contact: Allison Beckwith, (940) 349-8558, DentonPD.MediaRelations@cityofdenton.com

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