Suspect in Roswell gas station shooting ordered held without bond

A man and woman at a Chevron station at Holcomb Bridge and Old Dogwood roads told police a man approached them just before 3:30 p.m. holding what they thought was a toy gun, Officer Lisa Holland with Roswell police said.

But it was a real gun, and the suspect shot and wounded James Landingham before running off into nearby woods, police said.

Landingham was conscious and breathing at the scene, and was taken to North Fulton Hospital for treatment of a gunshot wound that Holland said was not life-threatening.

"A look-out was given to all the officers in the area for the gunman," Holland said. "A male matching the description was located approximately an hour and a half later behind the LaQuinta Inn."

Police arrested Lorenzo James Leftenant, 23, of Alpharetta, and charged him with aggravated assault.

Leftenant made his first court appearance Saturday at the Fulton County Jail, and was ordered held without bond until a preliminary hearing set for April 13.

Staff writer Alexis Stevens contributed to this article.

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