DURHAM, NC - Police are searching for Jorge Maya Gomez, 28, who they believe is responsible for the shooting death of 28-year-old Jessica Cortez Luna.
She was shot to death the day after Christmas, at a home in the 1000 block of Capstone Drive. The murder took place in front of their 7-year-old son, according to court documents.
The couple who live in Florida, were visiting family members in North Carolina, when Luna was killed.
Luna had four children, including a seven-month old baby.
Gomez, who is considered “armed and dangerous” may be headed back to the Tampa area.
The suspect is described as 6 feet tall, with short brown hair and a long, straggly goatee. He was last seen driving a black 2016 Chevy Silverado 1500 pickup truck with North Carolina plates.
Anyone with information on his whereabouts is urged to call Det. Mitchell at (919) 560-4440, ext. 29335 or CrimeStoppers at (919) 683-1200.