On Saturday, January 8th, 2022, at 2157 hrs. Waterloo Police Officers responded to a 9-1-1 for a “shooting in progress” at 508 Broadway Street, Waterloo, Iowa. Upon arrival, WPD Officers located the victim, later identified as Courtney Lamont Harris (19) suffering from several apparent gunshot wounds. Officers immediately rendered first aid until the Waterloo Fire Department arrived and pronounced Harris dead on the scene.
Chief Joel Fitzgerald announced, “On Thursday April 21, 2022, Waterloo Police Detectives charged Eugene Love Jr. (20) with 1st Degree Murder in the connection with the shooting death of Courtney Lamont Harris. Fortunately, the Department already took Love off the street in January for weapon (firearms possession) charges; he is in custody at Black Hawk County jail, and is not an ongoing danger to the public.”
Captain Jason Feaker