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Man Wanted for Shooting Bail Bondsmen Arrested in Michigan

A man police said shot a bail bondsman in the foot on Nov. 5 while at an apartment has been arrested in Michigan, according to Winston-Salem Police.

Shots were fired at three bail bondsmen Nov. 5 when the group attempted to locate a man who skipped his bail. Police said the incident happened at an apartment at 104 Penner St. just after midnight.

Police said Michael Todd Smith, a bondsman, and two of his colleagues were attempting to locate Lamont Develle King, 26, of 104 Penner St., for skipping bail.

As the three men forced their way into King's apartment, he fired several shots at the bondsmen. Smith and the two other bondsmen returned fire and Smith was struck in the foot during the exchange. The bondsmen told police King then returned inside the apartment.

Winston-Salem Police went to King's apartment but were unable to locate him.

On Nov. 10, the Winston-Salem Police Department US Marshall's Task Force Officer received information that King had left North Carolina and was in Detroit, Michigan. Agents with the USMS in Detroit located King and took him into custody for multiple criminal violations, including assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill.


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