Man arrested after armed standoff, woman shot in Raleigh, police say

Wake County News

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — A woman was shot in Raleigh on Saturday night and early Sunday officers were involved in an armed standoff with the suspect, according to police.

Police arrested Anthony Quinn Crews, 55, hours after the standoff began. Crews was charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury.

Anthony Quinn Crews (Raleigh Police Department)

The incident was initially reported in the 900 block of Beverly Drive around 9:15 p.m., according to police.

However, the woman, 55, walked into WakeMed after suffering a gunshot wound to her chest, Raleigh police said.

In a news release, police said the shooting actually happened in the 200 block of Kennedy Street, which is just off New Bern Avenue near Raleigh Boulevard.

Police said they believe the woman’s wounds are not life-threatening.

Police later went to an area along Poole Road, which as of 12:10 a.m. Sunday was blocked near Payton Street, where they were dealing with the suspect in an armed standoff.

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