Raleigh police charge four in shooting of man found wounded in street

From staff reportsJuly 24, 2013 

— Police arrested one man Tuesday morning and two men and a woman Tuesday night in the shooting of a man who was found dumped in a street July 18 after, he told investigators, he had been shot while in a car at the Tower Shopping Center on New Bern Avenue.

Arrest warrants list charges of attempted murder, first-degree kidnapping, attempted robbery with a dangerous weapon and assault with a dangerous weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury against Glen Pierre Pigford, 27; Lamar Deshuan Spence, 22; and Quentin Javon Holloway, 18.

Police charged Sandy Leruth Avery, 20, of 205 Rand Mill Road in Garner with being an accessory after the fact of attempted murder, saying she gave Pigford, Spence and Holloway her car and then claimed it had been stolen.

Michael Comacho, who was shot, told police that the three men had tried to rob him and then shot him at the shopping center at 3615 New Bern Ave.

The case began when police found Comacho lying wounded in Timberlake Road after being called there at about 8:45 p.m.

Comacho suffered life-threatening gunshot wounds and was taken to WakeMed Hospital in Raleigh and was reported to be in fair condition Wednesday.

Detectives arrested Pigford, whose middle name is also listed as Pierre-Dominique, at his home at 2812 Midway Park Court on Tuesday morning, an arrest report shows.

They then arrested Spence at his home at 3733 Randell Road in Garner about 5 p.m.

Holloway, of 536 E. Lenoir St. in Raleigh, and Avery at detective headquarters on Atlantic Avenue about 6:30 and 8:45 p.m., respectively.

All four were scheduled to appear in court on Wednesday.

Avery was being held in lieu of $500,000.

Spence and Holloway were held in lieu of $1.45 million bail each.

Pigford was also charged with probation violation and was being held without bail.

He was convicted April 29 of felony breaking and entering and larceny after breaking and entering, given a suspended sentence and put on 18 months’ probation, according to state records.

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