Friday, October 21, 2016

Grandmother opens fire in Walmart parking lot after losing custody battle privateofficer.com

Image result for Grandmother opens fire in Walmart parking lot after losing custody battle
FOX8

RANDLEMAN, N.C. Oct 21 2016-- A disgruntled North Carolina grandmother opened fire in a Walmart parking lot Thursday afternoon, injuring only herself, according to police.
The incident, which happened at about 3 p.m. at the Randleman, North Carolina, store, apparently stemmed from a custody battle. That morning, a judge granted custody of a 2-year-old to the child's father, not the grandmother, police said.
The father and grandmother – neither of whom have been identified by police – arranged to meet at the Walmart parking lot so the father could pick up the child. Instead, police said, the grandmother showed up with a gun and opened fire.
Neither the father nor any shoppers were injured in the shooting.
The grandmother, however, accidentally shot herself in the foot and drove off. Police apprehended her a short time later.

She is currently being treated in an area hospital. Charges are pending as of Thursday evening.

No comments: