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Police have suspect in Raleigh shooting

Posted August 14, 2009 4:50 p.m. EDT
Updated August 15, 2009 4:18 p.m. EDT

— Raleigh police issued an arrest warrant Friday for the man they think fired shots that killed one man and injured two others Thursday on Angelus Drive, spokeswoman Laura Hourigan said.

Anthony Edward Gross-Pruitt, 20, is charged with first degree murder, two counts of assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury with intent to kill and one count of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Gross-Pruitt was arrested on Friday. He being held at Wake County Jail on Saturday. Gross-Pruitt's was given no bond for the first degree murder charge. His bond for the others charges was $20,000.

Curtis Edward Dow, 23, was pronounced dead at the scene of the shooting.

Maurice Muntez Griffis, 25, and Broderick Sherrod Rowland, 17, were transported to a local hospital. Their injuries were believed to be  non-life-threatening, Hourigan said.

Gross-Pruitt was arrested July 22 on charges of resisting an officer, Hourigan said. 

According to state Department of Correction records, Gross-Pruitt was sentenced to probation March 24 for extortion and felony breaking-and-entering. DOC records show he was convicted in 2006 of three counts of attempted larceny from a person.

Anyone with information should call the Raleigh Police Department's Detective Division at 919-996-3555 or Raleigh Crime Stoppers at 919-834-HELP. Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for tips that help solve cases.