Manhunt continues for Chico shooting suspect

May 2, 2014 2:09 PM

Chico Police are still searching 27-year-old Harry Akerson, who is believed to be armed and dangerous.

The shooting happened around 9:30 a.m. Thursday on the 1100 block of Nord Avenue.

Akerson allegedly shot his father, 50-year-old Henry Tapp, in the neck before fleeing northbound on Nord Ave.

Police say Akerson is about 5 feet, 7 inches, around 150 pounds, he has a shaved head and blue eyes. He is believed to be driving a grey or tan Jeep Liberty, CA license 5SXD214, with a possible cracked windshield.

Tapp was transported to Enloe medical center and is currently in serious condition.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Harry Akerson should call law enforcement immediately.


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