Winston-Salem police identify suspects in Target assault

Three men have been identified as suspects in a shooting and altercation in Winston-Salem last week. Winston-Salem police say Jay Cameron Carnicorn, 28, Joshua Alvin Michael Mundy, 29, and Jason Doane Chipps, 37, were all identified as suspects in an altercation that occurred at the Target on Hanes Mall Boulevard on June 28 . Winston-Salem Police: Fire victim shot after being assaulted by 3 men in TargetOfficials said the three men are associated with the group known as DAP (Dads Against Predators) on social media. During the investigation, it was discovered that the men had ‘lured’ a 25-year-old man to the target using a social media app called ‘Meet Up’. Click the video player above for more headlines from WXII 12 News Once the man got inside the target, the three men approached him and asked him why he was there. At least one of the suspects was recording this interaction with his mobile phone when the man slapped the phone, resulting in a physical altercation. During this physical altercation, the man produced a handgun and fired a bullet which hit Jay Carnicorn in the lower leg. The suspects then took the weapon from the victim and drove away from Target before driving off in a vehicle bearing Ohio tags, police said. The victim also left the store, but later that night responded to Forsyth Hospital for injuries sustained in the incident. Hours after the incident, police received information which led to the recovery of the victim’s handgun from the 2200 block of Sunderland Road. This investigation is still ongoing. Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call the Winston-Salem Police Department at 336-773-7700.

Three men have been identified as suspects in a shooting and altercation in Winston-Salem last week.

Winston-Salem police say Jay Cameron Carnicorn, 28, Joshua Alvin Michael Mundy, 29, and Jason Doane Chipps, 37, were all identified as suspects in an altercation that occurred at the Target on Hanes Mall Boulevard on June 28 .

Winston-Salem Police: Victim shoots after being assaulted by 3 men at Target

Officials said the three men were associated with the group known as DAP (Dads Against Predators) on social media. During the investigation, it was discovered that the men had ‘lured’ a 25-year-old man to the target using a social media app called ‘Meet Up’.

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Once the victim got inside the target, the three men approached him and asked him why he was there. At least one of the suspects was recording this interaction with his mobile phone when the victim slapped the phone, resulting in a physical altercation. During this physical altercation, the victim produced a handgun and fired a bullet which struck Jay Carnicorn in the lower leg. The suspects then took the weapon from the victim and drove away from Target before driving off in a vehicle bearing Ohio tags, police said. The victim also left the store, but later that night responded to Forsyth Hospital for injuries sustained in the incident.

Hours after the incident, police received information which led to the recovery of the victim’s handgun in the 2200 block of Sunderland Road.

This investigation is still ongoing.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call the Winston-Salem Police Department at 336-773-7700.

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