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HUNTERSVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT
MEDIA RELEASE Assault with a Deadly Weapon
Media Release Number: 160307-01
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 7, 2016

HUNTERSVILLE, NC:

On Sunday, January 24, 2016, at 12:26 am, the Huntersville Police Department responded to Wells Fargo Bank located at 16700 Statesville Road in Huntersville, NC, regarding an Assault with a Deadly Weapon. The victim agreed to meet an individual to purchase an Xbox. The transaction was set up using a mobile phone “app” called OfferUp.

The victim arrived at the location and was met by 3 black males in a silver 1990’s model Nissan Altima. The driver shot the victim and all 3 suspects left in the Nissan Altima. The suspects were not located at the scene.

On Monday, February 29, 2016, the Huntersville Police Department (HPD) Criminal Investigations Division executed a search warrant related to this case at 1362 Varsity Ln, Charlotte, NC, with the assistance of the HPD Community Response Division and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.

Arrest warrants have been obtained on Sheldon Darnell Williams (B/M, DOB: 07/14/1995) for Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, Assault with a Deadly Weapon Inflicting Serious Injury with Intent to Kill, Attempted Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon, and Conspiracy to Commit Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon.

Arrest warrants have been obtained on Antwan Dwayne Monk (B/M, DOB: 06/20/1991) for Assault with a Deadly Weapon Inflicting Serious Injury with Intent to Kill, Attempted Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon, and Conspiracy to Commit Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon.

Arrest warrants have been obtained on Anthony Montrell Funderburk (B/M, DOB: 10/06/1996) for Assault with a Deadly Weapon Inflicting Serious Injury with Intent to Kill, Attempted Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon, and Conspiracy to Commit Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon. The arrest warrants for Funderburk have been served and he is currently in the custody of the Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office.

Anyone with information concerning this incident should contact Sergeant Ryan Smith of the Huntersville Police Department at 704-464-5400.

The Huntersville Police Department would like to take this opportunity to remind citizens to set up meeting locations for internet exchanges at safe locations. The Huntersville Police Department recommends the following safety tips:

Safety Tips:
• Insist on a public meeting place.
• Do not go alone. Consider having a friend accompany you.
• Do not meet in a secluded place, or invite strangers into your home.
• Be especially careful when buying/selling high value items.
• Tell a friend or family member where you’re going.
• Take your cellphone along if you have one.
• Meet only during daylight hours.
• Trust your instincts.

The Huntersville Police Department (9630 Julian Clark Ave, Huntersville, NC) has exterior cameras and officers are frequently in and out of the building.

“The Mission of the Huntersville Police Department, through a Community Policing Partnership, is to improve the quality of life and provide a sense of safety and security in our community, through the delivery of outstanding services with the highest standards of Honor, Professionalism, and Dedication to Duty.”
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