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Suspect In Fatal Shooting Of Seven-Year-Old Arrested (Updated, 10:55 A.m., 4/23/21)
Douglas Mason Wilson
Courtesy of Catawba County Sheriff's Office

Suspect In Fatal Shooting Of Seven-Year-Old Arrested (Updated, 10:55 a.m., 4/23/21)

23-year-old Douglas Mason Wilson of Sage Street in Claremont was arrested by Hickory Police Officers. He’s charged with first-degree murder and possession of marijuana.

Wilson is charged in connection to the shooting death of seven-year-old Zakylen Greylen Harris. He was fatally shot Wednesday night (April 21) during an incident on Tate Boulevard SE. He was in a vehicle that was being driven by the child’s mother. There were two other children in the vehicle at the time of the incident, ages six and one.

Zackylen Greylen Harris
Courtesy of Hickory Police Department

Wilson was placed in the Catawba County Detention Facility this morning (April 23) under no bond on the murder charge and $1,500 bond on the drug count. District Court dates were scheduled for today and June 28.