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Cornelius News

Ramsey Creek Park incident was a domestic dispute

April 4. By Dave Yochum. A Concord woman in her 60s is in Mecklenburg County Jail after a domestic dispute ended in a shooting late Monday afternoon in Ramsey Creek Park.

Cornelius Police said Terri Lynn Bignell, of Farmers Glade Place in the upscale Christenbury Hall neighborhood in Concord, was involved in a shooting that took place near the bathrooms by the swim beach at about 4:30 pm.

[Update 9:30 am] Bignell was located and arrested off of Largo Pl. about 12:40 am, police said.

Terri Lynn Bignell

Bignell apparently fled the scene through the woods in Ramsey Creek Park toward Nantz Road which was later blocked by police.

She was charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury.

The incident caused concern among residents on into the evening.

The victim, who was shot once, was in stable condition Monday night, according to police.

Drive to Ramsey Creek Park was blocked near the dog park