A 22-year-old Charlotte man has been arrested in Monday night’s shooting of a 14-year-old boy in the bus parking lot of Carowinds theme park.
Suspect Brock Alexander Bewley-Goodridge “inserted himself into a teenage argument that occurred earlier in the day,” the York County, S.C., Sheriff’s Office said in a statement Tuesday. “Bewley-Goodridge recklessly fired shots without regard to the safety to others in an area where multiple people were entering or leaving the theme park.”
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police found a car Monday night suspected of having been involved in the shooting. Police found the car outside Bewley-Goodridge’s apartment in the 7600 block of Waterford Glen Loop, the York County Sheriff’s Office said. Waterford Glen Loop is off Johnston Road and Pineville-Matthews Road in south Charlotte.
Bewley-Goodridge was in custody on Tuesday afternoon in the Mecklenburg County jail, the York County Sheriff’s Office said. He was jailed on $150,000 bail Tuesday night on a fugitive warrant related to the Carowinds shooting.
uiThe charges against him were not listed on the jail’s website as of 5 p.m.
The bus parking lot where the teen was shot is outside the park on Carowinds Boulevard.
Carowinds officials released a statement saying park security officers learned of the shooting at 7:20 p.m. Monday and arrived to find the juvenile in need of treatment.
Observer news partner WBTV reported the boy was shot twice in the stomach. Medic took the teen to Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte. Authorities have not released the victim’s name or condition.