Son shoots his mother in the face inside a spaBy Mason White 2:37 PM January 17, 2016
|Kevin Tyrone Powell|
By: Feng Qian
(Scroll down for video) A man stormed into a salon and shot his mother in the face.
Police arrested 24-year-old,Kevin Tyrone Powell, Jr., of Fayetteville, North Carolina, for shooting his mother in the cheeks.
Police said that Powell went inside the D’Ambience Salon and Spa, and shot his mother, who was identified as 44-year-old Derema Burch. Burch works at the salon.
A customer who was at the salon at the time of the incident, said that Powell stood over his mother as she was struggling to breath, but did not help her in any way.
The customer helped Burch, until rescue workers arrived. The woman said that Burch said: “ I don’t want to die,” as she was bleeding from the face.
Burch is in critical condition at the Cape Fear Valley Medical Center, where she underwent surgery.
Powell was arrested and booked into the Cumberland County Detention Center, where he remains under a $750,000 secure bond.
Police have not released a motive for the shooting. However, family members said that Powell suffers from a mental illness.