LEXINGTON, N.C. (WGHP) — A man is in custody after being accused of several violent crimes across Lexington on Sunday.

The Davidson County Sheriff’s Office updated its social media to say that Zackary Lee Plowman was taken into custody just before 9 p.m. on Sunday.

Twenty-four hours before Plowman’s arrest, Lexington Police Department got reports of a shooting on Virginia Drive. Three people were found shot and taken to the hospital. Their current condition is unknown. Police determined Plowman was a suspect in this shooting.

According to the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office, a suspect later identified as Plowman broke into the Community Fellowship Moravian Church on Welcome-Arcadia Road in Davidson County and slept there. When the pastor of the church and his wife arrived at the church, Plowman allegedly held them at knifepoint and carjacked them.

The pastor and his wife were let out of the car near Sink Road at City Lake Road and the car was later found abandoned at JD Essick Road after the Lexington Police Department attempted to stop him and he drove away.

The sheriff’s office dispatched multiple resources, including a helicopter and bloodhounds, in the search for Plowman, but called off the the search Sunday afternoon without locating the suspect.

The police department has obtained warrants for three counts of attempted murder, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and felony flee to elude.

In regards to the church break-in, the sheriff’s office is charging Plowman with the following:

  • Breaking and entering a place of worship
  • Larceny after breaking-and-entering
  • Robbery with a dangerous weapon
  • Two counts of first-degree kidnapping
  • Larceny of a motor vehicle
  • Misdemeanor larceny

Plowman was taken into custody by a Davidson County Sheriff’s Office K-9 unit at 8:45 p.m. on Sunday.

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