|This article is about the Comic Series character. You may be looking for the three criminals in the TV Series, see Criminal 1, Criminal 2, and Criminal 3.|
- "I AIN'T GOIN' BACK! I'LL DIE FIRST!"
- —Criminal to Shane and Rick.[src]
This criminal was an escaped convict from a prison in Grant County. Shane and Rick Grimes encountered the criminal when they were called to action. The criminal stated that he would die before returning to Grant County's prison. After Rick explained to Shane that they were taking cover behind the police cruiser like, "sitting ducks", Rick ran off to attempt flanking and cornering the criminal. After he bolted from cover, the criminal shot Shane in the hand, preventing him from giving cover fire, before shooting Rick in the chest, effectively forcing him into a coma.
It is unknown if the criminal died before the outbreak.
This list shows the victims this criminal has killed.
- Possibly numerous counts of unnamed people.
- In The Walking Dead: Assault, a trivia award points out the similarities between this criminal and the zombie that bit and killed Amy.