Manhunt underway for ‘armed and dangerous’ felon, Wayne Co. deputies say
DUDLEY, N.C. (WNCN) — Authorities in Wayne County initiated a “code red” Monday while they were searching for an “armed and dangerous” convicted felon, deputies said.
CLICK FOR LARGER IMAGE AND MORE N.C. MUGSHOTSRicky Terrell Ward, 33, who is sought on several charges is now also wanted for questioning in the Sunday homicide of David Demarlo Thompson, the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release.
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The Monday code red was issued to Wayne County residents within three miles of Durham Lake Road after a gunman was seen running into the woods.
After interviewing people who saw him, deputies said that Ward is believed to be on the run, deputies said.
Ward is already sought on charges of shooting into occupied property, attempted robbery with a dangerous weapon and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, according to deputies.
Now, deputies say he...[READ MORE] Source: WNCN Durham County News