2 children shot in road rage incident involving NC father

by Bamidele Ogunberu Posted on April 22nd, 2019

Mount Airy, North Carolina: North Carolina man, Byron Donnell Green, has been identified as the Mount Airy road rage suspect accused of shooting two small children late Saturday afternoon.

Green, 41, was arrested after authorities say he shot another man’s two children after a “road rage” incident Saturday at about 4:10 pm.

Surry County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call of shots fired in the area of East Pine Street and Orchard View Drive in the Flat Rock community of Mount Airy, according to a news release.

Two injured children were transported to an area hospital by their father, Craig Allen Sheff of Mount Airy.

The injured, Sheff’s children, a 9-year-old boy and 7-year-old girl were treated at the local hospital then transferred to Brenner’s Children’s Hospital in Winston-Salem.

The boy was later discharged. The girl underwent surgery and was last known to be in stable condition, reports MyFox8.

Detectives arrested and charged Green with two counts of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury, one count of discharge a weapon into occupied property causing serious bodily injury, one count of assault by pointing a gun.

The initial investigation reveals that Green and Sheff had a “road rage” type altercation which led to the shooting.

Green is being held at Surry County Detention Center under a $600,000 bond with a court date of June 11.

Mount Airy is a city in Surry County, North Carolina, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 10,388. The town is widely known as the home of actor Andy Griffith and the inspiration for the fictional town of Mayberry on his eponymous show.

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