Goldsboro Police: Pikeville man in custody for attempted first-degree murder

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GOLDSBORO, N.C. (WNCT) A man wanted for first-degree murder was taken into custody Tuesday night.

Leamon Corderius Holmes was taken into custody by the United States Marshals Service at approximately 9:15 p.m.

The arrest took place in the 1000 block of Gold St. in Wilson.

Holmes was served with warrants for attempted first-degree murder and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

He was placed in the Wayne County Jail under a $510,000 bond.

Holmes’s first appearance is scheduled for Wednesday afternoon in the Wayne County District Court.

On Sunday at approximately 2:30 a.m., Goldsboro Police Department responded to a disturbance at studio 117, 902 McDaniel Drive.

33-year-old Quinton Deonte Atkinson of Pikeville was involved in an alternation inside the club with Leamon Corderius Holmes.

Officials said, during the altercation, Holmes produced a handgun and shot the victim in the leg and Atkinson was taken to Wayne Memorial Hospital for the treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

He has since been released.

On Monday, after an investigation was conducted by GPD Criminal Investigations Division warrants were secured on Leamon Corderius Holmes for attempted first-degree murder and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

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