Suspect in Walmart shooting given $1 million bond
CONWAY (KATV) -- The man accused of attempted capital murderfor shooting a woman six times inside a Conway Walmart over the weekend isgiven a $1 million bond.
At the request of theprosecuting attorney's office a $1 million was granted for the 29-year-old manfrom Conway. With ties to states like California and Florida, the prosecutionviews Terrell as a flight risk.
Monday Channel Sevenobtained the arrest affidavit where inside Terrell tells police why he shotLori Martin, 42, Saturday night.
Inside the Wal-Mart onSkyline Drive in Conway over the weekend, an unimaginable event caused chaosamong shoppers when investigators say 29-year-old Myron Terrell walked in andshot a lady while she was shopping.
"I think it's a reminderthat evils exists, and I think we all have to pay attention to what's going onaround us," said Faulkner County Chief Deputy Prosecutor, Troy Braswell.
Braswell wasn't able to revealtoo many details about its case against Terrell, but gave us the outline of whyit happened inside that certain store.
"I can confirm thathe was an employee at Walmart. I can also tell you that we believe that she wasthe target, and this was not just a gentleman walking into a store and firing. Webelieve she was the target."
According to the arrestaffidavit we received a copy of, Terrell "admitted toshooting the victim six times."
When police asked why hetargeted Martin, Terrell said "he felt threatened by Mrs. Martin, and shehas been harassing him all of his life." However, "he could not giveany facts to corroborate his claim."
Martin remainshospitalized and is in stable, but critical condition.
Terrell faces charges ofattempted capital murder, possession of a firearm arm and possession of acontrolled substance.
He has ties toCalifornia, where he received a 36 months probation for a fire arm possessioncharge, and Florida. His connections to those states gave prosecution reason toconsider him a flight risk and request the high bond amount.