Man wanted in shooting death of pregnant woman in southwest Charlotte


ARE ALEXANDER COUNTY AND MECKLENBERG COUNTY, TOO, NEAR THE CAROWINDS IS WHERE WE ARE SEEING THE MOST OF IT. AND HEARTBREAKING NEWS IN THE PAST 90 MINUTES. A WOMAN MURDERED YESTERDAY IN WEST CHARLOTTE WAS PREGNANT. POLICE ARE STILL SEARCHING FOR THE SUSPECT, EDWARD GARNER, SR. NOW WANTED FOR KILLING THE UNBORN CHILD AND MOTHER. REPORTER GLENN COUNTS IS LIVE WITH A SEARCH FOR HIM. GLENN, THEY SAY HE SHOULD BE CONSIDERED ARMED AND DANGEROUS? Reporter: WELL, ERICA, POLICE SAY THAT GARNER HAS SHOWN THAT HE IS WILLING TO KILL AND THAT MAKES HIM VERY DANGEROUS, BUT THEY ARE RELIEVED THAT AT LEAST HE NO LONGER HAS THE CHILDREN WITH HIM. FOR NOW HE HAD WAR GARDNER, SR. IS THE MOST WANTED MAN IN CHARLOTTE, ACCUSED OF SHOOTING AND KILLING 28-YEAR-OLD ALICIA SUMMERS. IN ADDITION TO HER MURDER HE IS CHARGED WITH KILLING HER UNBORN CHILD IN A BRUTAL ACT OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE. THE MEDICAL EXAMINER WAS ABLE TO DETERMINE SHE WAS 24 WEEKS PREGNANT AT THE TIME OF HER DEATH. THE GOOD NEWS IN THE SITUATION THE THREE CHILDREN THAT AUTHORITIES FEARED WERE KIDNAPPED HAVE BEEN RECOVERED SAFE AND UNHARMED. 18-YEAR-OLD HE HAD WARD, JR. WALKED INTO THE HEADQUARTERS AND BECOMING AWARE POLICE WERE LOOKING FOR HIM. POLICE ALSO RECOVERED THE MERCEDES-BENZ FEATURED IN THE AMBER ALERT. IT WAS LOCATED IN THE 5800 LOCK OF NATIOUS FERRY ROAD. POLICE SCATTERED SHOWERED IT IN THE HOPES OF FIGURING OUT WHERE HE MAY GO NEXT. THERE WAS NO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ORDER IN THIS PARTICULAR RELATIONSHIP BUT ONE HAD BEEN FILED AGAINST GARNER IN THE PAST INVOLVING A DIFFERENT WOMAN FROM 2017. IN THE APPLICATION FORM SHE SAYS HE SAYS KEEP PLAYING WITH ME AND I WILL KILL YOU AND YOUR FAMILY. SHE ALSO ACCUSES HIM OF SHOOTING INTO HER HOME ON A COUPLE OF DIFFERENT OCCASIONS BACK IN 2016 AND IN 2017. SO, POLICE WOULD LIKE THIS SITUATION TO END PEACEFULLY BUT THEY MAY HAVE THEIR WORK CUT OUT FOR THEM. BACK TO YOU. I HOPE HE IS FOUND SOON. THANK YOU, GLENN. FOR OUR VIEWERS, WITH WANT TO SHOW YOU THIS PHOTO OF EDWARD GARNER, SR. ONE MORE TIME.

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