Today the Humboldt County District Attorney’s Office filed a charge of murder against James Franklin Harrison relating to a shooting on October 14, 2007 in Alderpoint. Larry Ray Wellman was shot multiple times after at altercation with Harrison. Wellman died ten days later at a Redding hospital.
Harrison has been in the custody of the Humboldt County Correctional Facility since December 18, 2007 on unrelated misdemeanor warrants. He is expected to be arraigned on Wednesday on the murder case.