Man arrested after allegedly shooting, killing NC A&T State University freshman

North Carolina

GREENSBORO, N.C. — A man has been accused of shooting and killing a freshman NC A&T nursing student, according to court records. The suspect was arrested Thursday.

At 12:20 a.m. Nov. 15, police responded to the 900 block of Omaha Street when they were told about a gun being fired.

Jalen Dunston, 18, of Raleigh, was found with apparent gunshot wounds.

CPR was performed, but he succumbed to the injuries.

A second victim was also taken to a hospital.

Bruce Edward Stewart III, 20, was charged with the first-degree murder of Dunston and the attempted first-degree murder of Bruce Chambers.

He was also charged with discharging a firearm into an occupied dwelling, possession of a stolen firearm, selling or delivering a schedule I controlled substance, possession with intent to sell or deliver counterfeit and possession of between 1/2 and 1 1/2 ounces of marijuana.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Greensboro/Guilford Crime Stoppers at (336) 373-1000. Citizens can also download the mobile P3tips app for Apple or Android phones to submit a mobile tip, or go to to submit a web tip. All tips to Crime Stoppers are completely anonymous.

A statement released by NC A&T State University is provided below:

“Dear Aggie Family,

We regret to inform you that North Carolina A&T student Jalen Dunston died Nov. 15. He was a freshman nursing student in the College of Health and Human Sciences from Raleigh, North Carolina.

Jalen ’s death is a great loss to the university community. Our thoughts, prayers and condolences are with his parents, friends and family.

At this time, a funeral or memorial service has not been scheduled. 

Resources are available for those who desire grief support. Students may visit the Counseling Services center virtually. Please call 336-334-7727 for a consultation. Faculty and staff may contact the employee assistance program, ComPsych, at 1-866-511-3373, or via using the company ID: NCAT.”

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