MOUNT AIRY, N.C. — A Mount Airy man was arrested after shooting two children following a ‘road rage’ incident on Saturday, Surry County officials said.
Byron Donnell Green, 41, of Mount Airy, was arrested and charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury, one count of discharge of a weapon into an occupied property causing bodily injury and one count of assault by pointing a gun.
Officials said an investigation revealed Green and Sheff had a ‘”road rage” type of altercation which led to the shooting.
Surry County Sheriff Steve Hiatt said the office received the call just after 4 p.m. in the Flat Rock community of Mount Airy.
Two injured children were taken to the hospital by their father, Graig Allen Sheff, 40, of Mount Airy.
A 9-year-old boy and 7-year-old girl were taken to Brenner’s Children’s Hospital in Winston-Salem. The boy was discharged and the girl underwent surgery but is in stable condition, according to officials.
Green is being held in the Surry County Detention Center under a $600,000 bond and will appear in court on June 11.
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