Wake County

Two Wake men arrested in apparent drive-by shooting


Two Wake County men were arrested early Friday morning and have been charged with attempted murder after an apparent drive-by shooting, according to search warrants.

Jallani Jewels Stewart, 21, of Wendell, and Brandon Deshonn Washington, 22, of Knightdale were arrested by Raleigh police around 2 a.m near Peace Street and Seaboard Station.

Stewart was charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury and attempted murder.

Washington was charged with the same, as well as eluding arrest.

According to search warrants, shots were fired from their vehicle at Brittany Nichole Litada and Jamison Matthew Stanley of Garner. A bullet hit Litada in the pelvic region. Her status is unclear.

Shell casings were found on the street that matched empty shell cases in the suspects’ car, according to warrants.

Washington also ran over a street sign in a car he was driving, warrants state. Despite being told by an officer to stop, Washington kept going, according to warrants.

Their court date will be on Monday.