Garner Police Department News Item

Homicide at Delta Place Apartments  - Monday, April 15, 2013

For Immediate Release
Contact: Sgt. Scott Crawford at 919-661-6974


The Garner Police Department responded to a female being shot at the Delta Place Apartments on April 14, 2013 at 10:46 p.m.  The 911 call came from apartment 827-D Delta Street.  Officers arrived and located the resident of this apartment, Latasha R. Pierce, 36 years old, with a gunshot wound.  She was transported by EMS to Wake Medical Center where she eventually succumbed to her injuries. 

GPD investigators, along with CCBI, worked throughout the night on available leads. The suspect, Winston Lewis of Raleigh has been charged with murder.  He is currently in the Wake County Jail awaiting a bond hearing. 

This particular incident was domestic related and therefore, was not a random act of violence.


Winston Lewis

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