Man arrested after shots fired outside convenience store in Concord

4 arrested after shots fired outside convenience store in Concord

CONCORD, N.C. (WBTV) - Police have arrested a man after shots were fired outside a convenience store in Concord Tuesday evening.

According to the Concord Police Department, the incident happened in the parking lot of the 7-Eleven near Poplar Tent Road and I-85. Police say a vehicle being driven by 24-year-old Damoryia Jakai Bryant pulled into the parking lot and rammed another vehicle.

Bryant then got out of his vehicle and began shooting at the driver of the first car. When that driver fled the scene, police say, Bryant pursued and continued shooting before he and the three others in his vehicle left the scene.

Police say it does not appear that anyone was injured in the shooting.

A short time later Bryant’s vehicle and all four occupants were found and taken into custody.

Bryant was charged with discharging a firearm into an occupied vehicle and possession with intent to sell/deliver marijuana. On Wednesday, Nov. 27, he was additionally charged with attempted murder.

The other three people with him were released.

Damoryia Jakai Bryant
Damoryia Jakai Bryant (Source: Concord Police Department)

This was an isolated incident, according to authorities.

A heavy police presence remained at the scene for an extended period of time as officers investigated the incident.

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