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01-10-2019, 08:19 AM

NC State graduate identified as Raleigh officer shot Wednesday; 2 suspects arrested, identified

A Raleigh police officer who was shot multiple times Wednesday night is out of surgery.

According to records, Officer C.D. Ainsworth, with the Southwest District, was investigating a stolen vehicle call around 8:30 p.m. at an apartment complex on Western Boulevard when the shooting happened.


Raleigh Police Department identified the following two suspects as being responsible in the shooting of Ainsworth: Cedric Kearney, 24, and Antonio Fletcher, 21. The men are believed to have been in the car Ainsworth was investigating on Western Boulevard.



Arrest warrants identify a third person, 22-year-old Sherry Richmond, as being connected to Kearney and the robbery that Ainsworth was investigating when he was shot. Police said they stole $16,000 worth of goods including a vehicle.

Richmond was arrested by a different officer and has not been charged in connection to Ainsworth's shooting. She is charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon, conspiracy to commit robbery, and resisting arrest.