Public defender's office intern shot while on case

Monday, August 17, 2009 at 9:17pm
Staff reports
Antony Fizer, Antwaine Green

Parolee Antwaine Green, 26, is wanted in connection with the Monday shooting of an intern working with the Metro Public Defender's Office, police said.

Assistant Public Defender Laura Dykes and her assistant, Carrie Gleaves, were interviewing a client in the area of University Court when a stray bullet struck Gleaves in the arm. Police said Dykes took Gleaves the federal courthouse then called an ambulance to transport her to the hospital.

A convicted robber, Green allegedly fired shots at Anthony Fizer, 22, as Fizer rode his bike in the 100 block of University Court at 2:30 p.m.

Fizer, of Moorewood Drive, was also struck by gunfire. He was transported to Vanderbilt where he is in stable condition.

In addition to his 2003 robbery conviction, Green’s previous convictions include felon in possession of a weapon, evading arrest, and felony cocaine sales, police said.

Fizer, a convicted felon for cocaine possession, also has previous theft and assault convictions.

Detectives are working to identify a second suspect who was with Green at the time of the shooting.

Arrest warrants will be issued charging Green, who was last known to live on Charles E. Davis Boulevard, with attempted criminal homicide and aggravated assault.

Anyone with information concerning Green’s whereabouts is urged to contact Hermitage Precinct detectives at 862-6993 or Crime Stoppers at 74-CRIME.