Walmart Employee on the Run After Shooting Teenager to Death and Injuring 9-Year-Old – Ga. Police Launch Manhunt

Fayetteville, Georgia – Police in Fayetteville, Georgia are on the hunt for a 19-year-old suspect who allegedly shot two individuals inside a Walmart. The incident, which occurred at the Pavillion Parkway location on Friday night, resulted in the death of 19-year-old Antavius Holton and the injury of a nine-year-old girl who was at the scene.

Authorities have identified the shooter as 19-year-old Adrian Jelks, a Walmart employee. The police investigation suggests that the shooting was targeted at the man who died, with the child being an innocent bystander struck by a stray bullet. The child is currently in stable condition at a local hospital. Jelks fled the scene in a vehicle after the shooting and is still at large. Police have described him as armed and dangerous.

In connection to the incident, 19-year-old Sandra Romero-Nunez has been arrested and charged with being an accomplice to the crimes of murder and aggravated assault. However, officials have not disclosed the extent of her involvement in the shooting.

The corporate office of Walmart expressed deep sorrow over the tragic events at their Fayetteville store and offered condolences to the loved ones of those affected. The company is cooperating with law enforcement to aid in the investigation.

Authorities are urging anyone with information on Adrian Jelks’ whereabouts to contact 911. The community is shocked by the senseless act of violence that took place in their town and is hoping for a swift resolution to bring the perpetrator to justice.