Georgia police continue to search for Walmart employee accused of shooting, killing teen, injuring child

Fayetteville police continue to investigate a deadly shooting at a Walmart on Pavillion Parkway. Investigators say the shooter was a Walmart employee. Adrien Jelks, 19, was working late Friday night when he started filming.

“I didn’t know it was an armed employee,” said customer Shawn Gray.

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Law enforcement officials said Antavius ​​Holton, 19, of Riverdale, and a 9-year-old girl were both shot. Unfortunately, Holton died at the hospital, but the child remains in stable condition.

Investigators say the child was an innocent bystander, but the shooter was targeting the adult victim.

Police said surveillance video shows Jelks jumping into a car shortly after the shooting and fleeing. He is still wanted and considered armed and dangerous.


“I think it’s just terrible,” said another shopper.

Meanwhile, investigators arrested and charged Sandra Romero Nunez, 19, as an accessory to the crime.

“It’s concerning,” Gray said. “It’s not going to stop me from shopping here but I’m not going to come late at night.”

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As of our newscast, there are no new leads on Jelks’ whereabouts.


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