Police shot a man after a standoff today in West Raleigh. Police say they heard what sounded like a gunshot outside of the RPD’s Southwest District Substation. Then a man armed with two guns ran into a nearby building, where he had a standoff with police for the next 90 minutes.
The standoff on Hutton Street, near the corner of Hillsborough Street and Blue Ridge Road ended when an officer shot the gunman, Justin Lamar Thomas, 26, according to police.
In a press conference Wednesday afternoon, Raleigh Police Chief Harry Dolan said Thomas went outside of the building several times and pointed a gun at officers and at himself. The last time Thomas left the building, Doland said, he pointed a gun at officers near the back door and an officer shot Thomas.
Dolan said Thomas sustained “non-life-threatening injuries” and was transferred to WakeMed.
The State Bureau of Investigations is looking into the incident, which is standard procedure when an officer is involved in a shooting.
Tuesday, September 29
A man, 26 reported that sometime overnight someone stole $600 of miscellaneous items and $600 worth of video games from a home on the 2800 block of Filbert Street.
Overnight, someone stole a GPS from a vehicle parked on the 1300 block of Armstrong Circle.
A 45-year-old woman reported that sometime overnight someone stole a flowery wallet containing a driver’s license, debit card and $5 from her vehicle parked at a home on the 2100 block of Weybridge Drive.
A man, 21, reported that a black iPod touch and a cell phone charger were stolen from his vehicle parked on the 1900 block of Smallwood Drive sometime overnight.
A woman, 22, reported that someone stole two purses and damaged her vehicle parked on the 500 block of North West Street around 2:30 a.m.
A 63-year-old man reported someone stole a black briefcase with miscellaneous papers from his car parked on the 2100 block of Royal Oaks Drive around 2:30 a.m.
Someone stole a Woodstock T-shirt and bathing suit trunks out of a vehicle parked at the 2100 block of Royal Oaks Drive around 2:30 a.m.
A man, 55, reported that someone stole a briefcase, fanny pack, GPS, wallet, United States and Canadian currency, a passport, and a Blackberry Curve from a vehicle parked on the 2100 block of Royal Oaks Drive around 2:30 a.m.
A man, 33, reported that someone stole a 2005 Dodge Magnum from a home on the 6400 block of Dry Forks Lane around 5:30 a.m.
At 5:30 a.m. someone stole two iPod Nanos from a home on the 6400 block of Dry Fork Lane.
At about 6 a.m. someone stole a change dispenser mounted to the cash register from a Sheetz gas station at 5200 New Bern Ave.
A woman, 19, reported that someone stole $300 worth of jewelry from an apartment on the 3300 block of Quail Hollow Drive between 7:30 and 11:45 a.m.
At about 9 a.m. a woman, 38, reported that someone stole two televisions, $6,000 worth of gold jewelry and $2,000 in telephone cards from La Cocina de Mama Greta located at 1604 N. Market Drive.
Between 10:15 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., someone broke into a home on the 6000 block of Sentinel Drive and stole multiple pieces of jewelry, a computer, an iPod, a Playstation and other items totaling $6,704.
Three women were arrested for shoplifting items worth $340 from a Sears department store around 12 p.m.
Between noon and 1 p.m., four men were charged with carrying concealed weapons in the vicinity of 300 Dacian Rd.
Someone stole one toy gun from Wal-Mart at 1725 New Hope Church Rd. around 12:45 p.m.
A woman, 57, reported that between 2 and 3 p.m., someone broke into a 2000 Mercedes CLK-55 parked at 9600 Falls of Neuse Rd. and stole a GPS unit.
A doctor at Duke Raleigh Hospital reported that someone was communicating threats to a patient between 1:30 and 5 p.m.
A 42-year-old woman reported that someone stole $10 from her as she was walking on the 1300 block of Battery Drive at 5 p.m.
At about 5 p.m. someone stole four candy bars from the Food Lion at 1601 Cross Link Road.
At 5:18 p.m. a woman, 50, reported that someone created a six-inch hole in the drywall of her home.
A man, 37, was arrested for stealing a pack of BBQ pork from the Food Lion at 3416 Poole Rd. at 7:42 p.m.
Someone reported shots fired around 9 p.m. on the 7000 block of Sandy Forks Road.
A woman, 19, reported that someone robbed her with a firearm around 11:10 p.m. at an apartment located on the 3800 block of Bonneville Court.
A woman, 30, reported that someone stole a white Macbook from a residence on the 2200 block of Bernard Street between 8 a.m. and 11:17 p.m.