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Two Leatherwood children shot in North Carolina road rage incident

Byron Donnell Green

MOUNT AIRY, NC – Two children from the Leatherwood community of Henry County are recovering after being shot in the face Saturday.

A 9-year-old boy and a 7-year-old girl were shot around 4:10 PM, the release from the Surry County Sheriff’s Office said

According to the sheriff's office, the shooting was a result of a road rage incident in Mount Airy, North Carolina. 

Byron Donnell Green, 41, of East Poplar Street in Mount Airy was charged with:

  • two counts of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury

  • one count of discharging a weapon into occupied property causing serious bodily injury

  • one count of assault by pointing a gun

Green is being held at the Surry County Detention Center under a $600,000 bond. He is scheduled to appear in Surry District Court on June 11.

A Facebook fundraiser has been set up to help with the victims' medical expenses. Click here to donate:

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