Wanted Goldsboro man found, arrested for shooting someone at club during fight: Police

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Wednesday, February 26, 2020
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Leamon Holmes is accused of shooting a man in the leg after a fight at a nightclub.

GOLDSBORO, N.C. (WTVD) -- A wanted Goldsboro man has been taken into custody for his suspected role in a shooting at a Goldsboro nightclub.

Leamon Holmes was taken in by U.S. Marshals on Tuesday night in Wilson. Holmes was arrested in the 1000 block of Gold St. on attempted first-degree murder charges.

Investigators believe Holmes shot a man Sunday morning at Studio 117.

According to a news release from Goldsboro Police Department, Quinton Atkinson was in a fight with Holmes, who shot him in the leg.

Atkinson was taken to the hospital with injuries that weren't life-threatening. He was later released.

On Tuesday, Goldsboro police said Holmes was wanted and considered armed and dangerous.

Holmes, 33, was also charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Holmes was placed in Wayne County Jail in lieu of a $510,000 secured bond and has a Wednesday court appearance.