Parking Space Dispute Leads to Deadly Hit-and-Run at Concord Walmart

CONCORD, NC — A man is facing a felony hit & run charge after a deadly hit-and-run in a Walmart parking lot.

On September 1, at approximately 6:20pm, the Concord Police Department, Concord Fire Department and Cabarrus County EMS responded to the Walmart on Thunder Rd NW for a report of a hit and run traffic crash with injuries.

Police say a car hit a pedestrian and took off.

Emergency medical personnel pronounced the victim deceased on the scene.

Investigators were able to quickly track down the suspect driver.

Anthony Scott Amey was was arrested and charged with felony hit and run.

Investigators determined that this incident began as a dispute over a parking space.

The victim has been identified as Leon Fortner.

Amey was taken before a Cabarrus County Magistrate where he received a $50,000 secured bond pending a first appearance in Cabarrus County District Court on Friday, September 2.