Police: Suspect in Goldsboro nightclub shooting on the run, considered ‘armed and dangerous’

Wayne County News

GOLDSBORO, N.C. (WNCN) — A Goldsboro man charged with attempted murder after a shooting that occurred inside a nightclub Sunday morning is on the run and is “armed and dangerous,” Goldsboro police said Tuesday.

According to police, officers responded to a disturbance call at Studio 117, a nightclub located on McDaniel Street, around 2:30 a.m. During the investigation, police learned that a 33-year-old Pikeville man and Leamon Corderius Holmes were “involved in an altercation inside the club.” During the altercation, Holmes took out a handgun and shot the other man in the leg, police said.

The man was taken to Wayne Memorial Hospital where he was treated and later released, according to officials.

On Monday, police secured warrants on Holmes for attempted first-degree murder and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Holmes, who turned 33 on Monday, is on the run and police are warning the public that he should be considered “armed and dangerous.”

Anyone with information about this crime, or any other crime in Wayne County area is asked to call or text Crime Stoppers at 919-735-2255 or submit a TIP at p3tips.com. Callers will remain anonymous and if your information leads to a felony arrest you will be given a cash reward for the information. Crime Stoppers gives cash rewards of up to $1,000 for information leading to felony arrests.

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