Charges filed in parking lot shooting

From Staff ReportsAugust 24, 2008 

— Police have charged two men in connection with a shooting in a convenience store parking lot Friday afternoon and obtained warrants for the victim.

James Arthur Cook Jr., 28, of Raleigh and Antwain Jerome Mitchell, 29, of Fayetteville were charged with attempted murder, conspiracy to commit murder, robbery with a dangerous weapon and conspiracy to sell or deliver cocaine. They were booked into the Wake County jail.

Warrants await Jonathan Lee Hamby, 31, of Raleigh, the man shot Friday afternoon and taken to WakeMed Raleigh campus with injuries that police described as not life-threatening.

The warrants charge the victim with possession with intent to sell or deliver cocaine and with conspiracy to sell or deliver cocaine. They will be served when his medical condition permits, police said.

The shooting occurred near the intersection of South Saunders and Granite streets at about 4:40 p.m. Friday.


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