HUNTERSVILLE – After identifying all parties believed to be involved in Monday's shooting at Walmart, the Huntersville Police Department is consulting with the District Attorney’s Office to determine what, if any, charges will be filed, according to a Huntersville Police Department news release.

At approximately 6:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5, Huntersville officers responded to the Walmart at 11145 Bryton Town Center Drive in reference to reports of gunshots being fired inside the store.

The first Huntersville officer onscene was in the store’s parking lot when the incident occurred and heard two to three gunshots, the release states. The officer immediately entered Walmart and came in contact with several individuals believed to be involved in the incident.

During the investigation that followed, Huntersville police learned an altercation had occurred inside Walmart between several people. During the incident, the subjects began to fight, and gunshots were fired, the release states.

The victim, 19-year-old Jalyn Domonique Craig, suffered a gunshot wound to the abdomen and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Four other individuals believed to be involved in the incident were transported back to the Huntersville Police Department, where detectives interviewed them.

This investigation is still ongoing. Anyone with information concerning this crime should contact Huntersville Police Lieutenant Sean Freeston at 704-464-5400.


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