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Pair charged after Waffle House shootout in Raleigh

Posted February 9, 2009

— Two men were charged late Sunday after a fight at a Waffle House on Hillsborough Street ended in gunfire, police said.

Demetrice James, 23, of 111 Lamm Drive in Goldsboro, and Sean Jones, 24, of 2169 Fox Run Drive in Kinston, were each charged with assault with a deadly weapon. They were being held Monday in the Wake County Jail under $10,000 bonds.

A fight at the Waffle House spilled into the parking lot, and shots were fired, police said. An unidentified person was wounded in the incident, but the injuries weren't life-threatening, police said.


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  • Guy Feb 9, 2009

    I hope Miss Betty was not hurt.

  • PaulRevere Feb 9, 2009

    I love the Waffle House!

  • 68_polara Feb 9, 2009

    "I guess they must not have read the "No weapons" sign above the grill...tisk tisk."

    Yea, that makes all the difference huh!

  • gcpowell Feb 9, 2009

    I guess they must not have read the "No weapons" sign above the grill...tisk tisk.

  • 68_polara Feb 9, 2009

    Have to admit when your hungry at 3 in the morning their food is worth dodging bullets for. I mean what else is there that late? Sheetz.. yea right!

  • 68_polara Feb 9, 2009

    Z man that was great!

    Hay it's Waffle house, it happens.

  • Mr. T Feb 9, 2009

    You just can't go anywhere nice and not run into trouble.

  • aintbackingdwn Feb 9, 2009

    Wow I see Denny's isn't limited to your favorite gang and shootem up restaurant anymore.

  • Z Man Feb 9, 2009

    Scattered, smothered, and covered!

  • angora2 Feb 9, 2009

    Were the eggs that bad?