Jerome Poole Facing Numerous Charges Including Attempted Murder of a Davidson Co.Deputy

11:42 PM, Dec 23, 2013   |    comments
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Jerome Poole (Photo: Davidson County Sheriff's Office)

LEXINGTON, N.C. -- Thursday, December 19, a Davidson County Sheriff's deputy was shot after exchanging gunfire with an alleged home invasion suspect.

Sheriff David Grice told WFMY News 2 the incident happened around7:30 a.m. in the 200 block of Northpoint Drive, off of Highway 150, when officers responded to a 911 call.

The officer was shot in his foot and has non-life-threatening injuries. At least two other officers were at the home during the shooting. Also, two people were in the home and one person was assaulted, Grice said.

Monday, December 23, the sheriff's office announced that Jerome Poole, 25, was charged. According to the sheriff's office, Poole is charged with: 6 counts of Attempted Murder, 6 counts of Assault on a Law Enforcement Officer with a Firearm, Assault with a Deadly Weapon Inflicting Serious Injury, First Degree Burglary, Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon, 2 counts of First Degree Kidnapping, and 3 counts of Larceny of a Firearm.

Pool is the custody of the Davidson County Sheriff's Office.

In addition to the charges in Davidson County, Poole is facing charges in Forsyth and Yadkin County.

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