Shomari M. Harrison
Photo: Hall County Sheriff’s Office
Photo: Hall County Sheriff’s Office

Sexual exploitation charges filed after girl was secretly filmed on cellphone 

A Hall County man is facing charges in connection to secretly filming a minor with a cellphone, officials said.

Shomari M. Harrison, 37, of Gainesville, allegedly shared a video of a 17-year-old girl without her consent, Hall County sheriff’s spokesman Lt. Scott Ware said.

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The girl’s family reached out to officials and arrest warrants were secured Oct. 24 on charges of sexual exploitation of a child and eavesdropping, Ware said. Harrison was arrested Monday.

At the time of his arrest, Harrison was also wanted on a simple battery charge from August, Ware said. 

Harrison is in the Hall County jail being held without bond.

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