Walmart employee shoots teenager to death, injures 9-year-old. Now, Ga. police are looking for him

Walmart worker shoots teenager to dying, injures 9-year-old. Now, Ga. police are in search of him

Authorities are trying to find a 19-year-old who officers say shot two individuals inside a Walmart.

Fayetteville police stated at 10 p.m. Friday, officers obtained reviews of pictures fired at a Walmart on Pavillion Parkway.

When officers arrived, they positioned 19-year-old Antavius Holton of Riverdale and a nine-year-old lady who had each been shot. Each had been taken to the hospital.

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Police confirmed that Holton died on the hospital. The kid remains to be steady.

Police recognized the shooter as 19-year-old Adrian Jelks, a Walmart worker.

In response to the investigation, officers imagine that it was an remoted incident and that Jelks deliberate to shoot the person. Officers recognized the kid as an harmless bystander who was struck by a stray bullet.

“I’m appalled that an harmless youngster is within the hospital with a gunshot wound, however I’m glad she is in steady situation,” officers advised Channel 2 Motion Information on the scene.


Instantly after the capturing, Jelks drove away from the shop in a car however quickly deserted it. He’s nonetheless at massive.

Police added that Jelks is taken into account armed and harmful.

Authorities arrested 19-year-old Sandra Romero-Nunez and charged her with get together to a criminal offense for the offenses of homicide and aggravated assault. Officers haven’t specified her involvement within the capturing.

Anybody with info relating to Jelks’ whereabouts is requested to name 911.

The next assertion is from Walmart company officers:

“We’re heartbroken by what occurred in our Fayetteville retailer Friday night time and lengthen our sympathies to the family members of these concerned. We’re working with legislation enforcement to help them in any manner we are able to as they examine.”

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